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  • Apply for citizenship in a foreign country with the intention of giving up U.S. citizenship
  • Commit an act of treason against the United States
  • Giving up your U.S. citizenship has consequences. You should never make this decision lightly, as it can only be undone under very limited circumstances. means that you:

    • Give up your rights and responsibilities as a U.S. citizen.
    • Must become a citizen of another nation, or risk becoming "stateless."
    • May need a visa to visit the United States.

    Contact the in the country where you intend to live to renounce your U.S. citizenship.

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    Last Updated: February 19, 2020