Citizenship of the Republic of Macedonia

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.