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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #20 on: September 22, 2020, 08:10:18 AM »
@Alexsei
It seems like you are somewhere along in this process.
Can you comment on how many documents do you need documents for?
What kind of documentation is required to prove that you are a decendant?

ETA:
My grandparents are from Khust, Satmar, Sighet, and Veretzky.
The embassy website has most of the info you're looking for.
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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #21 on: September 22, 2020, 04:31:54 PM »
The embassy website has most of the info you're looking for.

I was directed to some sort of questionnaire

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #22 on: September 22, 2020, 04:33:02 PM »

I was directed to some sort of questionnaire
Thats where most information should be.
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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #23 on: September 22, 2020, 04:46:03 PM »
I did the German version and it was a great decision.  No negative effects, yet.
"German version"?? care to share?
Thanks

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #25 on: October 25, 2020, 12:22:26 AM »
Can anyone comment on how long the process takes?

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #26 on: October 28, 2020, 03:42:07 PM »
@Alexsei
It seems like you are somewhere along in this process.
Can you comment on how many documents do you need documents for?
What kind of documentation is required to prove that you are a decendant?

ETA:
My grandparents are from Khust, Satmar, Sighet, and Veretzky.

Due to the information you provided about your ancestor, we would like to point out again the prerequisites for being eligible under the new law:

You must be a descendant of former Austrian citizens or persons who were citizens of successor states of the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy or stateless at the time, but had their residence within the borders of the present Republic of Austria, and who were forced to flee from the territory of today’s Austria before May 15, 1955, because they had to fear or suffered persecution by the NSDAP (National Socialist German Worker’s Party) or other authorities of the so-called “Third Reich” or because they had to fear or suffered persecution because of defending the democratic Republic of Austria

 

Since your ancestor seemingly never lived on the territory of the present Republic of Austria, please recheck the respective prerequisites above.

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #27 on: October 28, 2020, 03:42:51 PM »

Due to the information you provided about your ancestor, we would like to point out again the prerequisites for being eligible under the new law:

You must be a descendant of former Austrian citizens or persons who were citizens of successor states of the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy or stateless at the time, but had their residence within the borders of the present Republic of Austria, and who were forced to flee from the territory of today’s Austria before May 15, 1955, because they had to fear or suffered persecution by the NSDAP (National Socialist German Worker’s Party) or other authorities of the so-called “Third Reich” or because they had to fear or suffered persecution because of defending the democratic Republic of Austria

 

Since your ancestor seemingly never lived on the territory of the present Republic of Austria, please recheck the respective prerequisites above.
Seems like I'm not eligible.
I will have to give the German one a go.

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #28 on: November 01, 2020, 03:24:28 PM »

Due to the information you provided about your ancestor, we would like to point out again the prerequisites for being eligible under the new law:

You must be a descendant of former Austrian citizens or persons who were citizens of successor states of the former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy or stateless at the time, but had their residence within the borders of the present Republic of Austria, and who were forced to flee from the territory of today’s Austria before May 15, 1955, because they had to fear or suffered persecution by the NSDAP (National Socialist German Worker’s Party) or other authorities of the so-called “Third Reich” or because they had to fear or suffered persecution because of defending the democratic Republic of Austria

 

Since your ancestor seemingly never lived on the territory of the present Republic of Austria, please recheck the respective prerequisites above.
How did you apply?

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #29 on: November 01, 2020, 07:29:25 PM »
How did you apply?
I filled out the questionnaire and then contacted the embassy.
I explained my family history to them. I figured it is better to ask them before going through with all the legwork.

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #30 on: May 25, 2021, 12:11:53 PM »
Mazel Tov
Just received notice that myself and my children are now Austrian citizens

timeline:

  • Submitted declaration form End July 2020
  • Submitted partial required documents Dec 2020
  • Submitted last required documents Apr 2021
  • Citizenship granted End May 2021
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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #31 on: May 25, 2021, 01:22:51 PM »
Mazel Tov
Just received notice that myself and my children are now Austrian citizens

timeline:

  • Submitted declaration form End July 2020
  • Submitted partial required documents Dec 2020
  • Submitted last required documents Apr 2021
  • Citizenship granted End May 2021

Congrats!
Are you of Austrian decent? Care sharing more details of the ancestor you qualified through?

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #32 on: May 25, 2021, 01:46:39 PM »
My grandfather was born in Vienna before the war. Maybe I'll give it a try
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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #33 on: May 25, 2021, 02:09:39 PM »
Congrats!
Are you of Austrian descent? Care sharing more details of the ancestor you qualified through?
My father's father was born and lived in Vienna
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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #34 on: May 25, 2021, 02:12:22 PM »
im in the process of obtaining lithuanian citizenship
are there any financial benefits that come along with this passport if i dont live there?

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #35 on: May 25, 2021, 02:14:49 PM »
im in the process of obtaining lithuanian citizenship
are there any financial benefits that come along with this passport if i dont live there?
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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #36 on: May 25, 2021, 02:22:50 PM »
im in the process of obtaining lithuanian citizenship
are there any financial benefits that come along with this passport if i dont live there?

It might save you money on a visa to a country that offers a waiver to Lithuanian passport holders but not to passport holders of whatever other countries you have citizenship of.

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #37 on: May 25, 2021, 04:29:35 PM »
my fathers father was born and lived in Hungary before the  war, i do not have his documents, how do i become a Hungarian citizen?
is there a service that would do it?

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #38 on: May 25, 2021, 04:56:30 PM »
I'm eligible but ambivalent about associating with the country after the treatment to my ancestors (particularly absent any perceived need or benefit).

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Re: Austrian Citizenship
« Reply #39 on: May 25, 2021, 05:04:54 PM »
my fathers father was born and lived in Hungary before the  war, i do not have his documents, how do i become a Hungarian citizen?
is there a service that would do it?

I don’t think you can do father’s father in Hungary without learning to speak Hungarian.