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Where to apply

If you are a resident of Luxembourg City:

All applications and declarations required to obtain Luxembourgish nationality must be submitted to the Bierger-Center in Luxembourg City.

If you reside elsewhere within the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg:

All applications and declarations required to obtain Luxembourgish nationality must be submitted to the municipal office for your usual place of residence

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If you live abroad:

The civil registrar of the City of Luxembourg has the authority to receive all applications and declarations needed to reclaim Luxembourgish nationality or to opt for Luxembourgish nationality.

Reclamation of Luxembourgish nationality (open to descendants of a person who held Luxembourgish nationality on 1 January 1900):

Due to the pandemic, the second step of reclaiming Luxembourgish nationality (Article 89), which involves appearing before the civil registrar of the City to sign the declaration, has been extended to 31 December 2021.

How to proceed

To apply for Luxembourgish nationality, you must appear in person before the civil registrar of Luxembourg City and submit all of the documents required by law.

Estimated waiting time

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Making an appointment

To facilitate the application process for obtaining Luxembourgish nationality, it is strongly recommended that you make an appointment.

To make an appointment, simply send an email to: bierger-center@vdl.lu

In your email, please indicate the time and dates you are available. You can also send us a scan of your documents in PDF format, which will allow us to check in advance if your application is complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Read the FAQ on acquiring Luxembourgish nationality.


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Contact details

44, place Guillaume II /
2, rue Notre-Dame
L-2090 Luxembourg

Opening hours

Monday–Friday

8:00–17:00

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