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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law: Guatemala (in Spanish)[pdf] by Sarazua, Juan Carlos

Published: April 2016

Report on access to electoral rights (in Spanish)[pdf] by Pezzarossi, Bernadette

Published: July 2015

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Pezzarossi, Bernadette

Published: November 2015

Country expert(s)

Pezzarossi, Bernadette

Sarazua, Juan Carlos

Current citizenship law

Act 1613-66 - Nationality Law LANGUAGE: uk


Decreto 1613-66 - Ley de Nacionalidad (consolidated version as amended by Decree of 25/10/1996) LANGUAGE: Spain

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation


Translations and a brief discussion of the use of the terms "citizenship" and "nationality" in legal documents and political debates

International Law

Treaties and conventions signed, ratified and reservations

Domestic case law Guatemala domestic case law
International case law Guatemala International case law
Citizenship News N/A