Afghan nationality law

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Afghanistan Citizenship Act
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Parliament of Afghanistan
An Act relating to Afghanistan citizenship
Enacted by Government of Afghanistan
Status: Current legislation

Afghan nationality law is the law governing the acquisition, transmission and loss of Afghan citizenship. Afghanistan follows jus soli and allows people to become citizens of Afghanistan, regardless of ethnicity or gender. There have been controversial proposals about using jus sanguinis on ethnic Pashtuns outside Afghanistan in which citizenship would follow one's parents.

The Afghanistan constitution prohibits the involuntary loss of Afghan citizenship.

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