Citizenship Regulations

Date of promulgation: 
01 January 1996
Date of commencement: 
01 January 1996
In-force: 
Yes
Link to Related Consol Act: 

 

CONSOLIDATED TO 30 JUNE 2012

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CHAPTER 30

CITIZENSHIP ACT

Citizenship Regulations

[1st  January, 1996]

S.I 112 of 1995

S.I 32 of 1996

S.I 2 of 2009

1.         These Regulations may be cited as the Citizenship Regulations.

2.         In these Regulations-

“bank” means an institution engaged in banking business;

“senior government officer” means the Chief Executive of any Ministry or Department or a head of a division of such Ministry or Department.

3.         An application for registration of a child as a citizen under section 4 of the Act shall be made in Form IMMI in the First Schedule, shall be signed by the parent or guardian of the child and shall be accompanied by 2 certificates of sponsorship given by 2 citizens by birth each of whom is either a member of the National Assembly, a judge, a magistrate, a senior government officer, a legal practitioner, a medical practitioner or a manager of a bank and known to be applicant and the child in respect of whom the application is made.

4.         (1)        Subject to this regulation, a person with respect of whom special circumstances exist that would warrant registration as a citizen under section 5(2) of the Act may apply to the President for citizenship in the Form IMM2 in the First Schedule.

(2)        The application under subregulation (1) shall-

(a)        be signed by the applicant; and

(b)        shall be accompanied by 3 certificates of sponsorship given by 3 citizens by birth each of whom is either a member of the National Assembly, a judge, a magistrate, a senior government officer, a legal practitioner, a medical practitioner or a manager of a bank and known to the applicant.

(3)        An applicant for citizenship under subregulation (1) shall publish once in the Gazette and in a local newspaper on 2 consecutive days a notice of intention to apply for citizenship in the Form IMM3 in the First Schedule.

(4)        The President may, subject to such condition as the President determines, exempt a class of persons from the requirement of subregulation (2)(b) or subregulation (3) or both.

5.         (1)        An applicant for citizenship under Article 10 or Article 12 of the Constitution shall publish once in the Gazette and in a local newspaper on 2 consecutive days a notice of intention to apply for citizenship in the Form IMM3 in the First Schedule.

(2)        An application under article 10 of the Constitution for citizenship by registration or naturalization shall be in the Form IMM4 in the First Schedule, shall be signed by the applicant and shall be accompanied by 3 certificates of sponsorship of sponsorship given by 3 citizens by birth each of whom is either a member of the National Assembly, a judge, a magistrate, a senior government officer, a legal practitioner, a medical practitioner or a manager of a bank and known to the applicant.

(3)        An application under article 12 of the Constitution for citizenship by naturalization shall be in the Form IMM5 in the First Schedule, shall be signed by the applicant and shall be accompanied by 3 certificates of sponsorship given by a citizen by birth each of whom is either a member of the National Assembly, a judge, a magistrate, a senior government officer, a legal practitioner, a medical practitioner or a manager of a bank and known to the applicant.

6.         A declaration of renunciation of citizenship under section 10 of the Act shall be in the Form IMM6 in the First Schedule and shall be signed by the declarant.

7.         A declaration of concurrent possession of citizenship by a citizen of Seychelles under section 12 of the Act shall be in the Form IMM7 in the First Schedule and shall be signed by the applicant.

8.         (1)        A certificate of registration of a citizen shall be in the Form IMM8 in the First Schedule and shall be signed by the Citizenship Officer.

(2)        A certificate of naturalization of a citizen shall be in the Form IMM9 in the First Schedule and shall be signed by the Citizenship Officer.

(3)        An application for a certificate of citizenship under section 13 of the Act shall be in the Form IMM10 in the First Schedule.

(4)        The certificate of citizenship under section 13 of the Act shall be in the Form IMM11 in the First Schedule.

9.         (1)        Each application made under these Regulations shall be submitted to the Citizenship Officer who shall, if the application complies with the Act, forward it, as soon as possible, to the President or the Minister, as the case may be, for the decision of the President or the Minister.

(2)        Where an application submitted under subregulation (1) does not comply with the Act, the Citizenship Officer shall return the application to the applicant for compliance with the Act.

(3)        The President or Minister, as the case may be, may, for the purpose of considering an application forwarded under subregulation (1), require an applicant to submit such further documents or information and the President or Minister may refuse to consider the application until such documents or information are submitted within the time specified by the President or Minister.

10.       (1)        There shall be paid to the Citizenship Officer in respect of each of the matters specified in the Second Schedule the appropriate fee set out in the Schedule.

(2)        The fees or other sums paid to the Citizenship Officer under these Regulations shall be paid by the Officer into the Consolidated Fund.

(3)        The Minister may exempt any person or class of persons from any fee or part thereof payable under subregulation (1).

FIRST SCHEDULE

CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap. 30]

(Section 4)

Form IMM 1

(Regulation 3)

APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF A CHILD AS A CITIZEN

1.      FULL NAME OF CHILD            :     …………………………………

2.      PLACE AND DATE OF

      BIRTH OF CHILD:                        …………………………………

      (Attach Certificate of birth)

3.      NATIONALITY OF

      CHILD AT BIRTH:           ……………………………………..

4.      NATIONALITY OF CHILD

      AT DATE OF APPLICATION:      …………………………………….

      (If different from 3 above)

5.      ANY OTHER NATIONALITY

      OF CHILD SINCE BIRTH:            …………………………………….

6.      PRESENT ADDRESS

      OF CHILD:            …………………………………….

7.      DETAILS OF CHILD’S RESIDENCE

      SINCE BIRTH:      …………………………………….

8.      CHILD’S KNOWLEDGE:          CREOLE:  …………………………

      OF NATIONAL:    ENGLISH:  ………………………..

      LANGUAGES:      FRENCH:  ………………………...

      (State whether Excellent/Good/Fair/Light/Nil)

9.      Association of CHILD

      WITH SEYCHELLES:       (ONLY IN CASE OF A CHILD

                                           WHOSE PARENTS ARE NOT

                                           CITIZENS):  ………………………………

      (State by descent, residence or other association)

10.FULL NAME, DATE OF

      BIRTH AND ADDRESS

      OF FATHER OF THE CHILD:  …………………………………………

      (Attach certificate of birth of Father)

11.    FULL NAME< DATE OF

         BIRTH AND ADDRESS

         OF MOTHER OF THE

         CHILD:               ………………………….……

         (Attach certificate of birth of Mother)

12.    NATIONALITY OF

         FATHER OF CHILD:     …………………………………….

         (If dead, nationality at time of death)

13.    NATIONALITY OF

         MOTHER OF CHILD:    …………………………………….

         (If dead, nationality at time of death)

14.    FULL NAMES AND

         ADDRESS OF GUARDIAN

         OF CHILD:                     ……………………………………

         (If application is by guardian)

15.    MODE OF APPOINTMENT

         OF GUARDIAN:     …………………………………… LAST WILL/

         DECLARATION BEFORE JUDGE OR NOTARY/BY COURT

         (Attach document in support)

16.    ANY PREVIOUS

         CONVICTIONS OF CHILD:      ……………………………………

         (If any give details)

17.    DATE OF ANY PREVIOUS

         APPLICATION UNDER THE ACT:……………………………….

         (If any)

 

I …………………………………. Of …………………………….. being the

      (name of applicant)                       (address)

parent/guardian of ………………………………………………. declare that:

                        (name of child)

(i)     the information furnished by me in this application is true and correct; and

(ii)     I apply on behalf of ……………………… for registration of

               (name of child)

   ……………………………………… as a citizen of Seychelles.

               (name of child)

   I understand that incorrect, misleading or untrue information or any information withheld in any material manner which may affect the grant of citizenship of Seychelles may result in deprivation of citizenship of the child.

 

   Date:……………………………… 19………………….

 

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                                            SIGNATURE OF PARENT/GUARDIAN

 

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CERTIFICATE OF SPONSOR

 

I …………………………… of …………………………… being a citizen of

         (name)                (address)

Seychelles by birth and ………………………………………… certify that

                        (designation or occupation)

……………………………. is known to me, is of goof character and is a fit

(name of child)

and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date: …………………………….  19 …………………..

 

 

                                    ………………………………

                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

_________________________

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSOR

 

I ……………………………. of ………………………… being a citizen of

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………………. certify that ……………………. is

            (designation or occupation)                (name of child)

 

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date: ………………………….. 19 ……………….

 

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SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

Note:  This application shall be accompanied by the processing fee of

R500 and a passport size photograph of the child.

 

FOR OFFICIAL USE

CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

I …………………………, Citizenship Officer certify that the application complies with the Act.

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

DECISION OF PRESIDENT/MINISTER

 

Date: …………………………. 19 ………….  ----------------------------

CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

 

DATE OF GRANT OF CITIZENSHIP       ……………………………………..

NO. OF CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION:      ………………………...

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30]

(Section 5(2)

Form IMM2

(Regulation 4(2))

APPLICATION FOR CITIZENSHIP ON SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

 

1.      FULL NAME AND ADDRESS

      OF APPLICANT:   ……………………………………………

2.      PLACE AND DATE

      OF BIRTH:            ……………………………………………

      (Attach Certificate of birth)

3.      NATIONALITY OF

      APPLICANT:         ……………………………………………

4.      ANY OTHER

      NATIONALITY

      SINCE BIRTH:      ……………………………………………

      (If any)

5.      CIVIL STATUS OF

      APPLICANT:         ……………………………………………

      (State whether Single/Married/Widowed/Divorced/Separated.

      Attach certificates of Marriage, Death, Decree of Divorce or

      Legal Separation)

6.      NAME OF SPOUSE OF

      APPLICANT BEFORE

      MARRIAGE AND NATIONALITY:   ………………………………..

      (If living and marriage is subsisting)

7.      APPLICANT’S   CREOLE:         ……………………….

      KNOWLEDGE      ENGLISH:       ……………………….

      OF NATIONAL     FRENCH:        ……………………….

      LANGUAGES:

      (State whether Excellent/Good/Fair/Light/Nil)

8.      NAMES AND AGES

      OF CHILDREN OF

      APPLICANT:         ……………………………………………

      (If any)

9.      SPECIAL

      CIRCUMSTANCES:          ……………………………………………

10.ANY PREVIOUS

      CONVICTIONS:    ……………………………………………

      (If any give details)

11.DATE OF ANY

      PREVIOUS

      APPLICATION

      UNDER THE ACT:           …………………………………………...

      (If any)

 

I ……………………………….. of ……………………………. declare that-

         (name of applicant)                    (address)

(i)     the information furnished by me in this application is true and correct and

(ii)   I understand that incorrect, misleading or untrue information or any information withheld in any material manner which may affect the grant of citizenship of Seychelles may result in the deprivation of that citizenship.

 

Date:    ……………………….. 19 ………………….

 

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SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT

_________________________

 

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSOR

 

I ……………………… of …………………… being a citizen of  Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

and by birth and ……………………… certify that ……………………….. is

                  (designation or occupation)          (name of applicant)

 

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date: …………………………….  19 …………………..

 

                                                                                    ………………………………

                                                                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

_________________________

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSOR

 

I ………………………. of …………………… being a citizen of Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………………. certify that ……………………. is

            (designation or occupation)                     (name of applicant)

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date: …………………………….  19 …………………..

 

 

                                                                                                ………………………………

                                                                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

_________________________

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSOR

 

I ………………………. of …………………… being a citizen of Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………………. certify that ……………………. is

         (designation or occupation)                              (name of applicant)

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date: …………………………….  19 …………………..

 

 

                                                                                                ………………………………

                                                                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

 

FOR OFFICIAL USE

CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

I …………………………….…………………………, Citizenship Officer certify that the application complies with the Act.

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

 

DETERMINATION OF PRESIDENT

 

Date: ………………………….. 19 ………………..

 

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PRESIDENT

 

 

DATE OF GRANT OF CITIZENSHIP ………………………………………

NO. OF CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION: ……………………………..

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

         Note: This application shall be accompanied by-

(i)     processing fee of R500;

(ii)   one passport size photograph of the applicant;

(iii)copies of the Gazette and newspaper notification of intention to apply for citizenship

 

CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30]

(Section 5(2) or section 6)

 

Form IMM3

(Regulation 4(3)

Regulation 5(1))

 

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR CITIZENSHIP OF SEYCHELLES

 

Notice is hereby given that I ……………………. of ………………… whose further particulars appear below, being a person eligible to apply for citizenship under *Article 10/Article 12 of the Constitution/section 5(2) of the Citizenship Act (Cap 30) have applied for *registration/naturalization as a citizen of Seychelles and any person who knows any lawful reasons why the application should not be granted may forward a written and signed statement of the reasons within 28 days of the last publication of this notice to the Citizenship Officer, Immigration Division, Independence House, Victoria.

 

Further particulars:

 

(a)          I am also known as ………………………………………………

(b)         My present nationality is  ………………………………………..

(c)          The date of my first entry into Seychelles is …………………….

(d)         The date of my last entry into Seychelles before the present application is ………………………………………………..

(e)          I am gainfully employed as */carrying on business as …………..

in Seychelles since ……………………………..

(f)          The special circumstances which qualifies me to make this application is ……………………………………..

 

Notes:

 

1.address of residence

2.give other name or aliases by which applicant is known

3.*delete whatever is inapplicable.

 

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CITIZENSHIP ACT

(Section 6)

Form IMM4

APPLICATION FOR CITIZENSHIP UNDER ARTICLE 10 OF THE CONSTITUTION

           

1.         FULL NAME AND ADDRESS

         OF APPLICANT:            ……………………………………………

2.         PLACE AND DATE

         OF BIRTH:                     ……………………………………………

         (Attach copy of birth certificate)

3.         PRESENT

         NATIONALITY:            …………………………………………..

4.         ANY OTHER NATIONALITY

         SINCE BIRTH:   …………………………………………..

5.         PROFESSION/OCCUPATION:      ……………………………………

6.         CIVIL STATUS:          ………………………………………….

         (State whether Single/Married/Widowed/Divorced/Separate.

         Attach copies of certificates of marriage, death, Decree of

         Divorce or Legal Separation

7.         FULL NAME OF

         FATHER:            …………………………………………

8.         PLACE OF BIRTH

         OF FATHER:      …………………………………………

9.         FULL NAME OF

         MOTHER:          ………………………………………...

10.    PLACE OF BIRTH

         OF MOTHER:     ………………………………………...

11.    FULL NAME OF

         GRANDFATHER:                      …………………………………

12.    PLACE OF BIRTH

         OF GRANDFATHER:                …………………………………

13.    FULL NAME OF

         GRANDMOTHER:                     …………………………………

14.    PLACE OF BIRTH

         OF GRANDMOTHER:               …………………………………

15.    FULL NAME AND

         NATIONALITY OF

         SPOUSE OF THE

         APPLICANT:                     …………………………………

(If living and marriage is subsisting)

16.    DATE AND PLACE

         OF MARRIAGE:                        …………………………………

         (Attach copy of marriage certificate)

17.    NAMES AND AGES

         OF CHILDREN OF

         APPLICANT:                     ………………………………..

18.    ANY PREVIOUS

         CONVICTIONS:

         (If any give details)

19.    DATE OF ANY

         PREVIOUS

         APPLICATION

         UNDER THE ACT:        …………………………………………..

 

I, ………………………….. of ………………………………. declare that-

      (name of applicant)              (address)

(i)     the information furnished by me in this application is true and correct; and

(ii)   I understand that incorrect, misleading or untrue information or any information withheld in any material manner which may affect the grant of citizenship of Seychelles may result in the deprivation of that citizenship.

 

Date:  …………………………..  19  ……………..

 

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SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT

 

_________________________

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP

 

I ……………………… of …………………… being a citizen of  Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………… certify that ……………………….. is

            (designation or occupation)                (name of applicant)

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date:  ……………………….. 19 …………………

 

                                    ………………………………

                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

_________________________

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP

 

I ………………………. of …………………… being a citizen of Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………………. certify that ……………………. is

         (designation or occupation)                              (name of applicant)

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date:  ………………………  19 ………………..

 

                                    ………………………………

                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

_________________________

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP

 

I ………………………. of …………………… being a citizen of Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………………. certify that ……………………. is

         (designation or occupation)                              (name of applicant)

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date: ………………………. 19 …………………

 

                                    ………………………………

                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

FOR OFFICIAL USE

CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

I …………………………….…………………………, Citizenship Officer certify that the application complies with the Act.

 

Date:  ………………………..  19 ………………

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

DETERMINATION OF MINISTER

 

Date: ………………………….. 19 ………………..

 

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MINISTER

 

 

DATE OF GRANT OF CITIZENSHIP ………………………………………

NO. OF CERTIFICATE: ……………………………..

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

         Note: This application shall be accompanied by-

(i)     processing fee of R500;

(ii)   one passport size photograph of the applicant;

(iii)copies of the Gazette and newspaper notification of intention to apply for citizenship

(iv)  the certificates of birth of the applicant, parents and grandparents;

(v)    any other certificates as stated in the Form.

 

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CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30]

(Section 6)

Form IMM5

(Regulation 5(3))

APPLICATION FOR CITIZENSHIP UNDER ARTICLE 12 OF THE CONSTITUTION

 

1.         FULL NAME

         AND ADDRESS

         OF APPLICANT:            ……………………………………………

2.         PLACE AND DATE

         OF BIRTH:                     ……………………………………………

         (Attach copy of birth certificate)

3.         DURATION OF RESIDENCE

         IN SEYCHELLES:          …………………………………………..

4.         PRESENT

         NATIONALITY:            …………………………………………..

5.         ANY OTHER

         NATIONALITY

         SINCE BIRTH:   …………………………………………..

6.         PROFESSION/

         OCCUPATION:  ………………………………………….

7.         DATE AND PLACE

         OF MARRIAGE:            …………………………………………

         (Attach copy of marriage certificate)

8.         FULL NAME OF

         SPOUSE BEFORE

         MARRIAGE:      …………………………………………

9.         DATE AND PLACE

         OF BIRTH OF

         SPOUSE:            ………………………………………...

         (Attach certificate of birth)

10.    DATE OF ANY PREVIOUS

         APPLICATION

         UNDER THE ACT:        ………………………………………...

11.    ANY PREVIOUS

         CONVICTIONS:………………………………………..

         (If any give details)

 

I, ………………………… of ……………………………… declare that-

      (Name of applicant)              (address)

 

(i)     the information furnished by me in this application is true and correct; and

(ii)   I understand that incorrect, misleading or untrue information or any information withheld in any material manner which may affect the grant of citizenship of Seychelles may result in the deprivation of that citizenship.

 

Date:    ………………………..  19………………..

 

 

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SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT

 

_________________________

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP

 

I ……………………… of …………………… being a citizen of  Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………… certify that ……………………….. is

            (designation or occupation)                (name of applicant)

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

 

Date:  ……………………….. 19 …………………

 

                                    ………………………………

                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP

 

I ……………………… of …………………… being a citizen of  Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………… certify that ………………………….. is

            (designation or occupation)                (name of applicant)

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date:  ……………………….. 19 …………………

 

                                    ………………………………

                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

CERTIFICATE OF SPONSORSHIP

 

 

I ……………………… of …………………… being a citizen of  Seychelles

         (name)                (address)

by birth and ……………………… certify that …………….…………….. is

            (designation or occupation)                (name of applicant)

known to me, is of good character and is a fit and proper person to be granted citizenship of Seychelles.

 

The particulars in the application are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

 

Date:  ……………………….. 19 …………………

 

                                    ………………………………

                                    SIGNATURE OF SPONSOR

 

FOR OFFICIAL USE

CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

I …………………………….…………………………, Citizenship Officer certify that the application complies with the Act.

 

Date:  ………………………..  19 ………………

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

 

DETERMINATION OF MINISTER

 

Date: ………………………….. 19 ………………..

 

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MINISTER

 

 

DATE OF GRANT OF CITIZENSHIP ………………………………………

NO. OF CERTIFICATE: ……………………………..

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

         Note: This application shall be accompanied by-

(vi)  processing fee of R500;

(vii)      one passport size photograph of the applicant;

(viii)    certificates required in the Form;

(ix)  copies of the Gazette and newspaper notification of intention to apply for citizenship

 

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CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30]

(Section 10)

Form IMM6

(Regulation 6)

DECLARATION OF RENUNCIATION OF CITIZENSHIP

 

I ……………………………………. of ……………………………. being a  citizen

                     (name)                            (address)

of Seychelles not being a child, hereby declare that-

 

(i)     I *am/intend to be a citizen of ……………………………;

                                 (name of country)

(ii)   I hereby renounce my citizenship of Seychelles;

(iii)I understand that on registration of this declaration

      I would cease to be a citizen of Seychelles; and

(iv)I understand that if I do not become a citizen of

      ………………………………… within six months

      (name of country in paragraph (i))

      from registration of the declaration, I shall be, and

      deemed to have remained, a citizen of Seychelles.

(iv)the information in the declaration is true and correct.

 

Date:    ………………………….  19 …………….

 

 

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SIGNATURE OF DECLARANT

 

*Delete what is inapplicable

      Note:    This application shall be accompanied by-

(i)     the registration fee of R500;

(ii)   proof of citizenship of Seychelles of applicant such as certificate of birth, registration or naturalization of applicant or where necessary certifies of birth of parents or grandparents.

 

OFFICIAL USE

Date of Registration:-

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

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CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30]

(Section 12)

IMM 7

(Regulation 7)

DECLARATION OF CONCURRENT CITIZENSHIP

 

I ………………………………. Of ………………………….. being a citizen

         (name)                (address)

of Seychelles not being a child, hereby declare that-

 

(i)     *I/my child ……………………….. *am/is a citizen of

         (name of child)

      Seychelles;

(ii)   *I/my child ……………………… *am/is also a citizen

         (name of child)

      of …………………………………..

              (name of country/countries)

(iii)*I/my child have/has concurrently possessed the

      citizenship of Seychelles and ……………………………

                                 (name of country/countries)

      since ………………………….

            (date)

(iv)the information in the declaration is true and correct.

 

Date:  …………………………….  19  …………………

 

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SIGNATURE OF DECLARANT

 

OFFICIAL USE

 

Date of Registration:-

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

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CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30}

(Section 8)

IMM8

(Regulation 8(1))

CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION OF CITIZENSHIP

 

Whereas the *President/Minister has determined under section …………… of the Citizenship Act (Cap 30) that …………………… of ……………… shall be registered as a citizen of Seychelles.

 

I …………………….. Citizenship Officer certify that …………………… of

……………………………… has been registered as a citizen of Seychelles.

 

 

Date: ……………………. 19  ……………..

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

*Delete what is inapplicable.

 

CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30]

(Section 8)

IMM9

(Regulation 9(2))

CERTIFICATE OF NATURALISATION/REGISTRATION AS A CITIZEN

 

Whereas the Minister has determined under section 6 of the Citizenship Act (Cap 30) that ………………………….. of ………………………… shall be

                     (name)                            (address)

naturalized/registered as a citizen of Seychelles in accordance with *article 10/article 12 of the Constitution, I ………………………. Citizenship Officer certify that ………………………… of ……………………….. has

                  (name)                      (address)

been granted a Certificate of naturalization/registration on …………………

                                                            (date)

 

Date:  ………………………..  19  ……………….

 

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

*Delete what is inapplicable.

 

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CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30]

(Section 13)

IMM 10

(Regulation 8(3))

APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP IN CASES OF DOUBT

 

I …………………………. of ………………………………. declare that-

      (name of applicant)              (address)

(i)     I was born on ………………….. at ……………………..;

         (date)                            (place of birth)

(ii)   I married …………………… on …………………………                               (name of spouse)      (date of marriage)

      at …………………………………;

         (place of marriage)

(iii)my parents are …………………………………………..

                  (names of parents)

(iv)my grandparents are ……………………………………..

                              (names of grandparents)

(v)   Out of my parents and grandparents ……………………..

      *was/were born/not born in Seychelles;

(vi)my spouse *is/is not a citizen of Seychelles;

(vii)     a doubt exists in respect of my citizenship of Seychelles;

(viii)   the information in this application is true and correct.

I attach herewith-

            (a)  my certificate of birth and those of my parents/grandparent;

            (b)  my certificate of marriage.

 

I hereby apply for a certificate of Citizenship under section 13 of the Citizenship Act (Cap 30).

 

Date:  ………………………  19  ………….

 

 

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SIGNATURE OF APPLICANT

FOR OFFICIAL USE

CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

 

I ……………………………………., Citizenship Officer certify that the application complies with the Act.

 

 

Date:  …………………….  19  ………………

 

DETERMINATION OF MINISTER

Date:  ………………………….  19  ………………..

 

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MINISTER

 

Date of Certificate

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

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CITIZENSHIP ACT

[Cap 30]

(Section 13)

IMM 11

(Regulation 8(4))

CERTIFICATE OF CITIZENSHIP IN CASES OF DOUBT

 

Where as an application made by …………………………. of ……………

                           (name)               (address)

under section 13 of the Citizenship Act (Cap 30) the Minister has determined that ……………………. of ……………………… is a citizen of Seychelles I

         (name)       (address)

…………………… Citizenship Officer hereby certify that ………………….

Of ………………………………….. is a citizen of Seychelles.

      (address)

 

Date:  ……………………….. 19 …………

 

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CITIZENSHIP OFFICER

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SECOND SCHEDULE

                        FEES                         (Regulation 10)

The fees set out in the second column are payable in respect of the matters referred to in the corresponding entry in the first column-

RUPEES

1.         Processing of an application for registration-

            or naturalization as a citizen of Seychelles                              1,000

2.         For the granting of Certificate of Registration-

            (a)     under section 4(2) or (3) of the Act                                2,500

                        (under 18 years old)

            (b)     under section 5(2) of the Act      250,000

            (c)     under section 10(2) of the Constitution                          25,000

3.         For the granting of a certificate of Naturalisation

            under Article 12 of the Constitution                                        150,000

4.         For the granting of a Certificate of Citizenship

            in cases of doubt                                                                     1,000

5.         Registration of renunciation of Seychelles

            citizenship                                                                                 500

6.         For each copy certificate of registration or

            naturalization                                                                             150.

 

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