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المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية (ara)
Currency
JOD
Area Code
+962
Capital
Amman
Region
Western Asia
Native Languages
Arabic
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Citizenship Act of Jordan

Nationality Law No. 6 of Jordan

CHAPTER 3 - NATURALIZATION

Article 12 Any person other than a Jordanian who is not incapable by law may apply to the Council of Ministers for grant of a certificate of Jordanian naturalization if:

(1)He has been regularly resident in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for a period of four years preceding the date of his application;

(2)He intends to reside in the Hashemite Kingdom of the Jordan.

Article 13

(1)The Council of Ministers may grant or reject an application for naturalization under article 12 of this Law.

(2)The Council of Ministers may, subject to the approval of his Majesty the King, waive the requirement of four years’ previous residence if the applicant is an Arab or if, for some special reason, his naturalization is in the public interest.

(3)A certificate of Jordanian naturalization shall not be granted to any person unless he loses by such naturalization the nationality he possessed at the date thereof.

(4)A certificate of naturalization shall not be granted to any person who acquired Jordanian nationality by naturalization and who later lost the same by opting to acquire the nationality of a foreign State.

(5)A certificate of naturalization granted by the Council of Ministers shall bear the signature of the Minister of Internal Affairs or his deputy.

Article 14 A person who acquires Jordanian nationality shall be deemed to be a Jordanian in every respect, but he may not hold any political or diplomatic position or any public office prescribed by the Council of Ministers and may not become a member of the State Council for at least 10 years after acquiring Jordanian nationality. He shall be eligible for nomination to a municipal or village council or to trade union office only after a period of at least five years has elasped as from his acquisition of Jordanian nationality.

CHAPTER 4 - RENUNCIATION OF NATIONALITY

Article 15 Any Jordanian may with the approval of the Council of Ministers renounce his Jordanian nationality and acquire the nationality of a foreign State.

Article 16 Any Jordanian may renounce his Jordanian nationality and acquire the nationality of an Arab State.

Article 17

(a)A Jordanian who acquires the nationality of a foreign State may retain his Jordanian nationality unless he renounces it in accordance with the provisions of this Law.

(b)The Council of Ministers may, on a proposal of the Minister of Internal Affairs, restore Jordanian nationality to a Jordanian who has renounced his Jordanian nationality to acquire another nationality in accordance with the provisions of this Law and who applies to the Minister of Internal Affairs for his nationality to be restored.

CHAPTER 5 - LOSS OF JORDANIAN NATIONALITY

Article 18

(1)Any person who enters the military service of a foreign State without the prior permission or leave of the Jordanian Council of Ministers and refuses to leave the same when so directed by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of the Jordan shall lose his nationality.

(2)The Council of Ministers may, with the approval of His Majesty, declare that a Jordanian has lost Jordanian nationality if:

(a)He enters the civil service of a foreign State and refuses to leave the same when so directed by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of the Jordan;

(b)He enters the service of an enemy State;

(c)He commits or attempts to commit an act deemed to endanger the peace and security of the State.

Article 19 The Council of Ministers may, with the approval of His Majesty, cancel a certificate of naturalization granted to any person if:

(1)He has committed or attempted to commit any act deemed to endanger the peace and security of the State;

(2)He has lost Jordanian nationality through misrepresentation in the evidence on the strength of which he was granted a certificate of naturalization.

Article 20 A Jordanian who loses Jordanian nationality shall not thereby be exempted from any obligation incurred by him as result of any act done by him before he lost Jordanian nationality.

Article 21 The Council of Ministers may make regulations for giving effect to the provisions of this Act and for the collection of fees payable there under and may make orders relating to the form and registration of:

(1)Certificates of naturalization;

(2)Declarations of option for nationality;

(3)Acquisition and renunciation of Jordanian nationality.

Article 22

(1)The Council of Ministers may make regulations respecting the issue of identity cards for Jordanians and non-Jordanians, prescribe the form of and procedure for their registration, and determine the amount of charges payable therefore and exemptions in respect of persons who cannot afford to pay such charges.

(2)Any person who fails to obtain an identity card in accordance with paragraph (1) of this article shall be liable to a fine of not more than 10 dinars.

CHAPTER 6 - REPEALS

Article 23 Any Ottoman or Jordanian or Palestinian enactment published before this Law in the Official Gazette shall, in so far as it conflicts with the provisions hereof, be repealed.

Article 24 The Prime Minister and the other Ministers shall be entrusted with the application of this Law.