Regarding simplifying the procedure for renouncing foreign citizenship
According to the Federal Law dated 18.07.2019 N 188-FZ "On Amendments to Article 6 of the Federal Law" On Citizenship of the Russian Federation", a citizen of the Russian Federation has the right to refuse citizenship or residence permit of a foreign state, doing so by submitting a written notice to the territorial body of internal affairs at the place of his or her actual stay.
This notification has to include the following attachments:
- copy of the document on renouncing citizenship of the foreign state/right to permanent residence in it;
- copy of the passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation/and other identity documents.
This law will come into force 90 days after its official publication.
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