What does it mean to be a citizen and what are the rights and responsibilities of a good citizen? If someone isn’t born in a particular country, how can he become a legal citizen of that state? All of these answers are different that depends mostly on laws and various circumstances faced by a person. It’s the right of every national to know relevant answers provided by citizenship laws. For example in America, the Constitution and its amendments interprets the exact definition of the term “citizenship”
Dual nationality is bestowed on a person either through marriage, through adoption of parents who themselves belong to a different country or citizenship by birth. All of these regulate as per United States Office of Personnel Management Investigation Service. Under various circumstances however, person may become a legal citizen or obtain dual nationality through Citizenship by Investment or Naturalization. There’s usually an agreement between countries before they start accepting dual citizenship. Triple citizenship occurs when a person successfully qualifies three factors of three different states.
As per the U.K. Border Agency; United Kingdom has no restriction over dual or multiple citizenship. However, if someone’s holding nationality of a country where second citizenship isn’t allowed, he may have to surrender that particular citizenship before being accepted as a British citizen. Otherwise, the initial country has a right to refuse this new nationality therefore identifying your position as per country laws when applying for citizenship is most important.