What are the implications of dual citizenship?
The concurrence of two nationalities in the same person has as a consequence the existence of a double legal bond. The person with dual nationality is, at the same time, a national of two countries, enjoying the full legal status of nationals of both States.
However, this does not mean that these people can be simultaneously subject to the laws of both countries but, on the contrary, means are articulated to “give preference to one of the nationalities” to the person with dual citizenship, of this way, have a point of reference in relation to citizen-state relations.
For this, most of the agreements of dual nationality take the domicile as a point of reference, in such a way that citizens with dual citizenship will not be subject to both legislations constantly, but only to the country in which they have fixed Your domicile. This will apply to issues such as the granting of a passport, diplomatic protection, the exercise of civil and political rights, labor and social security rights and military obligations.
How to obtain dual citizenship?
The double nationality is obtained by accessing the Spanish having any of those cited in the section modes of acquisition of nationality or accessing these having the Spanish, as there is no obligation to renounce the pre-existing nationality.
What nationalities is it possible to share with the Spanish?
It is not necessary that those who are natural in Ibero-American countries, Andorra, the Philippines, Equatorial Guinea or Portugal should renounce their nationality. For these purposes, Ibero-American countries are considered those in which Spanish or Portuguese is one of the official languages.