This article explains the length of the process.
This article explains who could have gained Czechoslovak citizenship.
This article explains the difference between residency and eligibility for citizenship.
This article explains the residency requirement under Slovak citizenship by descent.
This article explains who qualifies for citizenship based on their Slovak ancestry.
Can you avoid the residency requirement?
Do you have to physically stay in Slovakia to apply for Slovak citizenship by descent? In this article, we explain the current legal situation.
SLAC vs CBD
There are two basic routes to citizenship for people with Slovak heritage: citizenship by descent (CBD) and citizenship based on a Slovak Living Abroad Certificate (SLAC). This article compares them.
Jewish people with Slovak heritage are often eligible for Slovak citizenship by descent. This article briefly explains their specific situation.
New Rules for Citizenship
People with Slovak heritage now have easier access to Slovak citizenship. The Slovak parliament amended the Citizenship Act and created a new path to citizenship for people with Slovak heritage.