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Country Profiles


Country Reports PDF

Report on Citizenship Law[pdf] by Rubio Marìn, Ruth - Sobrino, Irene - Martín-Pérez, Alberto - Moreno Fuentes, Francisco Javier

Published: January 2010 - Latest Update: January 2015

Report on Naturalisation Procedures[pdf] by Martín-Pérez, Alberto - Moreno Fuentes, Francisco Javier

Published: February 2013

Report on Electoral Rights[pdf] by Rodriguez, Angel

Published: July 2013

Handbook on Access to Citizenship and its Impact on Immigrant Integration [English] [pdf]

Handbook on Access to Citizenship and its Impact on Immigrant Integration [Spanish] [pdf]

Country expert(s)

Martín-Pérez, Alberto

Moreno Fuentes, Francisco Javier

Rodriguez, Angel

Rubio Marìn, Ruth

Sobrino, Irene

Current citizenship law

Civil Code (nationality legislation) (as amended by Law 52/2007) LANGUAGE: uk

 

Código Civil (nacionalidad) (external link to current consolidated version)[external link] LANGUAGE: Spain

Chronological table

Chronology of legislation

Terminology

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 Spain domestic case law
International and European case law Spain International and European case law
Citizenship statistics

Spain Statistics

Citizenship News

Spain introduces fees, language and civic tests in residence-based naturalisation procedure

Spanish Congress passes law granting citizenship to Sephardic Jews

Spain: The absence of a formalised citizenship test leaves civil registry judges with large discretion

Citizenship Links

Selections of links about citizenship

All links about citizenship