Countries That Allow Dual Citizenship 2019

Dual citizenship allows a person to be a citizen of more than one country. Many countries around the world allow dual citizenship. Others, however, require its citizens to renounce all citizenship of other nations. Other nations deny citizenship in order to control multiple citizenship.

Even in countries where dual citizenship is allowed, there may be some restrictions. For example, a person with dual citizenship may not be able to serve in the military or hold public office. Some nations allow dual citizenship under specific conditions.

Each country has its own laws surrounding citizenship. In nations where it’s allowed, a person can hold dual citizenship simultaneously if the criteria of each country is met.

Rank Flag Name Population 2019 Area Area (mi²) % of Earth's Area Growth Rate Region Subregion
1United States329,064,9179,372,610 km²3,617,827 mi²6.31%0.60%AmericasNorthern America
2Pakistan216,565,318881,912 km²340,418 mi²0.59%2.04%AsiaSouthern Asia
3Brazil211,049,5278,515,767 km²3,287,086 mi²5.74%0.75%AmericasSouth America
4Nigeria200,963,599923,768 km²356,574 mi²0.62%2.60%AfricaWestern Africa
5Bangladesh163,046,161147,570 km²56,962 mi²< 0.1%1.03%AsiaSouthern Asia
6Mexico127,575,5291,964,375 km²758,249 mi²1.32%1.10%AmericasCentral America
7Philippines108,116,615342,353 km²132,148 mi²0.23%1.37%AsiaSouth-Eastern Asia
8Egypt100,388,0731,002,450 km²386,946 mi²0.68%2.00%AfricaNorthern Africa
9Germany83,517,045357,114 km²137,846 mi²0.24%0.47%EuropeWestern Europe
10Turkey83,429,615783,562 km²302,455 mi²0.53%1.32%AsiaWestern Asia
11United Kingdom67,530,172242,900 km²93,759 mi²0.16%0.58%EuropeNorthern Europe
12France65,129,728551,695 km²212,954 mi²0.37%0.21%EuropeWestern Europe
13Italy60,550,075301,336 km²116,316 mi²0.20%-0.13%EuropeSouthern Europe
14South Africa58,558,2701,221,037 km²471,320 mi²0.82%1.33%AfricaSouthern Africa
15South Korea51,225,308100,210 km²38,681 mi²< 0.1%0.10%AsiaEastern Asia
16Spain46,736,776505,992 km²195,313 mi²0.34%0.09%EuropeSouthern Europe
17Argentina44,780,6772,780,400 km²1,073,234 mi²1.87%0.95%AmericasSouth America
18Algeria43,053,0542,381,741 km²919,352 mi²1.60%1.95%AfricaNorthern Africa
19Canada37,411,0479,984,670 km²3,854,083 mi²6.73%0.91%AmericasNorthern America
20Peru32,510,4531,285,216 km²496,093 mi²0.87%1.63%AmericasSouth America
21Angola31,825,2951,246,700 km²481,226 mi²0.84%3.30%AfricaMiddle Africa
22Australia25,203,1987,692,024 km²2,969,121 mi²5.18%1.23%OceaniaAustralia and New Zealand
23Romania19,364,557238,391 km²92,019 mi²0.16%-0.73%EuropeEastern Europe
24Chile18,952,038756,102 km²291,855 mi²0.51%1.19%AmericasSouth America
25Malawi18,628,747118,484 km²45,735 mi²< 0.1%2.68%AfricaEastern Africa
26Syria17,070,135185,180 km²71,479 mi²0.12%0.74%AsiaWestern Asia
27Benin11,801,151112,622 km²43,472 mi²< 0.1%2.75%AfricaWestern Africa
28Belgium11,539,32830,528 km²11,784 mi²< 0.1%0.50%EuropeWestern Europe
29Bolivia11,513,1001,098,581 km²424,052 mi²0.74%1.41%AmericasSouth America
30Czech Republic10,689,20978,865 km²30,442 mi²< 0.1%0.22%EuropeEastern Europe
31Greece10,473,455131,990 km²50,948 mi²< 0.1%-0.46%EuropeSouthern Europe
32Portugal10,226,18792,090 km²35,547 mi²< 0.1%-0.29%EuropeSouthern Europe
33Sweden10,036,379450,295 km²173,814 mi²0.30%0.65%EuropeNorthern Europe
34Hungary9,684,67993,028 km²35,909 mi²< 0.1%-0.24%EuropeEastern Europe
35Serbia8,772,23588,361 km²34,107 mi²< 0.1%-0.35%EuropeSouthern Europe
36Switzerland8,591,36541,284 km²15,936 mi²< 0.1%0.77%EuropeWestern Europe
37Israel8,519,37720,770 km²8,017 mi²< 0.1%1.64%AsiaWestern Asia
38Bulgaria7,000,119110,879 km²42,799 mi²< 0.1%-0.73%EuropeEastern Europe
39Denmark5,771,87643,094 km²16,634 mi²< 0.1%0.34%EuropeNorthern Europe
40Finland5,532,156338,424 km²130,632 mi²0.23%0.17%EuropeNorthern Europe
41Norway5,378,857323,802 km²124,988 mi²0.22%0.77%EuropeNorthern Europe
42Costa Rica5,047,56151,100 km²19,725 mi²< 0.1%0.96%AmericasCentral America
43Ireland4,882,49570,273 km²27,125 mi²< 0.1%1.32%EuropeNorthern Europe
44New Zealand4,783,063270,467 km²104,400 mi²0.18%0.84%OceaniaAustralia and New Zealand
45Panama4,246,43975,417 km²29,111 mi²< 0.1%1.67%AmericasCentral America
46Croatia4,130,30456,594 km²21,845 mi²< 0.1%-0.63%EuropeSouthern Europe
47Armenia2,957,73129,743 km²11,481 mi²< 0.1%0.20%AsiaWestern Asia
48Jamaica2,948,27910,991 km²4,243 mi²< 0.1%0.46%AmericasCaribbean
49Albania2,880,91728,748 km²11,097 mi²< 0.1%-0.06%EuropeSouthern Europe
50Slovenia2,078,65420,273 km²7,825 mi²< 0.1%0.04%EuropeSouthern Europe
51Latvia1,906,74364,559 km²24,920 mi²< 0.1%-1.13%EuropeNorthern Europe
52Cyprus1,198,5759,251 km²3,571 mi²< 0.1%0.78%EuropeEastern Europe
53Luxembourg615,7292,586 km²998 mi²< 0.1%1.90%EuropeWestern Europe
54Malta440,372316 km²122 mi²< 0.1%0.26%EuropeSouthern Europe
55Belize390,35322,966 km²8,865 mi²< 0.1%1.90%AmericasCentral America
56Iceland339,031103,000 km²39,758 mi²< 0.1%0.69%EuropeNorthern Europe
57Vanuatu299,88212,189 km²4,705 mi²< 0.1%2.46%OceaniaMelanesia
58Barbados287,025430 km²166 mi²< 0.1%0.13%AmericasCaribbean
59Antigua And Barbuda97,118442 km²171 mi²< 0.1%0.86%AmericasCaribbean