second passports for themselves and their families.
We've tried it all – naturalized in other countries, gave birth in nations with birthright (jus soli) citizenship, and pursued citizenship through ancestry programs. Additionally, many of our members have participated in Citizenship By Investment programs.
Our verdict is clear – being born in one of the jus soli countries is the surest way to become a dual citizen.
You don't need to spend years living in a foreign country, collecting the necessary naturalization documents, passing language and history tests, all while hoping your application gets approved by the local government. (Naturalization is always a discretionary process).
With birthright citizenship, all it takes is being born in the right place. It's guaranteed by the country's constitution, making the process incredibly straightforward.
And while this opportunity only applies to your child born in a jus soli country and not to you personally, you can still usually benefit. Most countries offer parents, and often grandparents and siblings of a newborn citizen, simplified residency and even fast-track naturalization.
As a result, you can tick two critical boxes in your Plan B – second citizenship for your child, and foreign residency for yourself and your already-born children.
And the great news is that there are plenty of exciting and livable countries to choose from.
In this report, we analyze over 30 countries offering jus soli citizenship, granting it to any child born within their borders, regardless of their parents' residency or citizenship status.
We also mention the best country to give birth for our British readers.
Sovereign Man team members are no strangers to obtaining second passports for ourselves and our family members. We naturalized in foreign countries by living there, participated in European Citizenship By Ancestry programs and gave birth in countries with birthright citizenship. And we know very well how various Citizenship By Investment (CBI) programs work. We can…