Defining a New Citizenship for Scotland

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What should be required for citizenship by descent?

Several countries grant citizenship to people because of their descent, even if they don’t live in the country, and weren’t born there.
Bulgaria: Article 25 of the 1991 constitution specifies that a “person of Bulgarian origin shall acquire Bulgarian citizenship through a facilitated procedure.” Article 15 of the Law on Bulgarian Citizenship provides that an individual “of Bulgarian origin”…

What should be on the cover of the future Scottish Passport?

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Should Scotland have a Citizenship Test?

In the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Mexico, and several other countries a citizenship test is required in order to obtain citizenship. Some countries make it mandatory only in case of citizenship by naturalization, but not by descent, in others it is a requirement for everybody who wants to become citizen. In the USA there are 10 questions, in Canada and Australia 20, in…

What should be required for Scottish citizenship by naturalization?

Most countries have similar naturalization requirements, normally based on legal residence in the country for a specific number of years. 3 years in Canada, 5 years in the United States, 7 years in Denmark, 10 years in Spain, 12 years in Switzerland, and so on. Some countries set exceptions for certain cases. For example, in Spain, you can apply for citizenship after just one year of residence if…

Where should Scotland have Embassies?

The population of Scotland is approximately 5.2 million people, which would make Scotland the 25th largest European country by population, pushing Norway to the 26th position. Therefore, in terms of population size, Scotland can be compared with countries like Finland, Slovakia and Denmark. Denmark has 78 embassies, 28 Consulates-General and 430 Honorary Consuls.   Finland has 76…

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