Council of Europe Treaty Series
The member States of the Council of Europe, signatory to this additional Protocol,
Considering the desirability of extending and promoting the application of the Convention on the Reduction of Cases of Multiple Nationality and Military Obligations in cases of Multiple Nationality, signed in Strasbourg on 6 May 1963, hereinafter referred to as "the Convention";
Considering that this Convention will be fully effective only if it is associated with an arrangement for communication between the Contracting Parties about the acquisition of their nationality by the nationals of other Contracting Parties,
Have agreed as follows:
Each Contracting Party undertakes to communicate to another Contracting Party any acquisition of its nationality by an adult or a minor who is a national of this State, which has taken place according to the conditions contained in Article 1 of the Convention.
Any Contracting Party on signature or on depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall indicate by means of a declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe the central authority which has been designated to receive this transmission.
This Protocol shall be open to signature by the member States of the Council of Europe which are Parties to the Convention and which, if they are Parties to the Protocol amending the Convention, have accepted the provisions of Chapter I of the Convention.
The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall notify the member States of the Council and the governments of any State which has acceded to the Convention of:
In witness whereof, the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto, have signed this Protocol.
Done at Strasbourg, this 24th day of November 1977, in English and in French, both texts being equally authoritative, in a single copy which shall remain deposited in the archives of the Council of Europe. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall transmit certified copies to each of the signatory and acceding States.
1. a. Name prior to the acquisition
b. Name after acquisition
2. a. First names prior to acquisition
b. First names after acquisition
3. Place and date of birth
4. a. Present residence
(Name of the State and the town)
5. a. Previous nationalit(y)-(ies)
b. Last residence known in the State where the applicant was a national
6. a. Nationality acquired
b. Type of document
c. Date and number of the document
d. Date when the acquisition takes effect
e. Type, number and date of the document, if any, which proves the previous nationality
7. Spouse to whom the acquisition extends (1)
a. Name (maiden name if any)
b. First names
c. Place of birth
d. Date of birth
8. Known minor children to whom the acquisition extends (1)
Official seal Signature (official position of signatory)
The information is written in Latin characters, the dates in arabic numerals, the months are shown by a number according to their place in the year.