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Change of Citizenship: Filling up of Renunciation certificate Form



The Constitution of India does not permit holding of dual nationality by Indian nationals. As and when an Indian national obtains a foreign nationality, he/she is not entitled to retain dual citizenship and has to renounce their citizenship at the time of acquiring another nationality.

  • Renunciation of Indian Nationality: Renunciation of Indian nationality is irrevocable and due care must be exercised in making an application for renunciation. On acquisition of foreign citizenship all Indian nationals included Minors should renounce the Indian citizenship.

The following application forms to be filled: - Online application to be filled, details at https://www.indianembassydublin.gov.in/page/renunciationz/

NB:Before applying to the Embassy, please check all the above documents and appropriate fee have been attached with the application.

Document submission time: Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 12.00 noon. (Except holidays)*


To receive the Renunciation certificate by Post, applicants are required to send a self-addressed registered envelope with application (Tamper proof envelope only).

Documents Collection Time: - Monday to Friday between 4pm and 5pm. (Except holidays)*

For any further query please write or call:

Email ID: passport[dot]dublin[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in
Tel No. +353- 01-4966787 (1400 hrs to 1600 hrs)

*For list of holidays please click: http://indianembassydublin.in/eoi.php?id=holidays