Citizenship of the Republic of Macedonia

Соопштение од ДИК

Согласно Изборниот законик и Правилникот за подготовка,организирање и спроведување референдум на државно ниво,во овие дипломатско - конзуларни претставништва и конзуларни канцеларии нема да се организира гласање на 29.09.2018 година за Референдумот 2018.

1. Certificate of Citizenship of the Republic of Macedonia

The citizens of the Republic of Macedonia who have been staying/residing abroad for longer than six months can apply for Certificate of Citizenship at the nearest diplomatic-consular mission.


2. Obtaining a Citizenship of the Republic of Macedonia

Persons who have a right to citizenship of the Republic of Macedonia, may begin the procedure at the nearest diplomatic-consular mission.

Information on existing requirements can be found HERE >>

Documents needed:

  • Citizenship application;
  • Extract of an entry in the Registry of Births on an international form (not older than six months if issued by a foreign body);
  • Extract of an entry in the Registry of Marriages on an international form (not older than six months if issued by a foreign body);
  • Proof of solved residential status in the Republic of Macedonia;
  • Proof of permanent source and the amount of material means for livelihood (confirmation on the amount of received salary or pension);

  • Proof of knowledge of the Macedonian language (if the applicant has attended courses in the Republic of Macedonia, the proof entails the original certificate or a notarized copy thereof).

3. Renouncement of Macedonian Citizenship

The nationals of the Republic of Macedonia can renounce their Macedonian citizenship if they meet the following prerequisites:

  • have reached 18 years of age;
  • have duly settled all the property-legal and public obligations towards all the state and private bodies, enterprises, organizations and other legal and physical persons;

  • have duly settled all the property-legal and other public obligations stemming from marriage or from child-parent relationship towards persons that live in the Republic of Macedonia;

  • have submitted a proof issued by a competent body that no liquidation procedure, i.e., procedure to terminate the company they are founders or partners thereof; or procedure against  sole proprietorship, if that is their type of business;

  • there is no criminal proceedings instigated against him/her for a crime which is prosecuted ex officio;
  • have served the sentence if she/her has been sentenced to imprisonment;
  • have proof of foreign citizenship or proof that he/she will be admitted into foreign citizenship after terminating their Macedonian citizenship;

More information at this LINK >>

Documents needed for renouncing Macedonian citizenship:

  • Filled out request for renouncing the citizenship of the Republic of Macedonia;
  • Personally-signed CV of the person submitting the request;
  • Extract of an entry in the Registry of Marriages, if the person is married;
  • Warranty that he/she will be admitted into foreign citizenship;
  • Proof of fees paid to the Central Registry of the Republic of Macedonia in the amount of 10 EUR;
  • The consent of a child above 14 years of age, if the request is regarding him/her;
  • Parental consent for a child under 18 years of age.

In the interest of the safety of the Republic of Macedonia, the submitted request to terminate Macedonian citizenship may be denied.