WITH a change in policy, the German government opened more ways for Filipino dual citizens, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Thursday.
The changes took effect on December 20 last year and are applicable to Filipino children born in Germany after January 1, 2000.
“Previously, children born to foreign parents had to face the difficult decision of choosing only one citizenship upon reaching 21. For those who were born of Filipino parents, this meant choosing German citizenship over Filipino citizenship,” the DFA said. (MORE)