Noul site al Autorității Naționale pentru Cetățenie poate fi accesat la adresa http://cetatenie.just.ro/

Article 8

Documents and fees necessary when submitting the application for granting Romanian citizenship

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Notarized Passport copy and certified translation into Romanian;
  2. Permanent residence permit certified copy for foreign citizens;
  3. Certificate showing legal residence in Romania for at least 8 years or, if married to a Romanian citizen, for at least 5 years from the marriage date, as well as the date on which permanent residence in Romania was granted – issued by the General Inspectorate for Immigration;
  4. Notarized personal Statement showing that the concerned person does not currently undertake and neither support actions against legal order or national security, and nor has he/she carried out such activities in the past;
  5. Birth certificate superlegalized at the Embassy, or Apostille certified, as well as the certified translation thereof into Romanian;
  6. Embassy-issued Certificate stating the marital status: last name, first name, date of birth, place of birth, father’s last name, father’s first name, mother’s last name, mother’s first name
  7. Notarized Marriage Certificate or Apostille certified / superlegalized Marriage Certificate and its certified translation;
  8. Proof of Romanian citizenship of the spouse (notarized copy of the identity document), if applicable;
  9. Minors’ Birth Certificates notarized and superlegalized / Apostille certified copies with certified translation;
  10. Parental consent for children to acquire Romanian citizenship, given by means of a notarized statement; where the consent is given before the authorities of another state, the original document bearing an Apostille / superlegalized and the certified translation thereof are required;
  11. The consent of the minor who has attained the age of 14 for acquiring Romanian citizenship, given by notarized statement in the presence of one parent;
  12. Criminal record certificate issued in Romania;
  13. Criminal record certificate issued abroad, in original, bearing an Apostille / superlegalized and the certified translation thereof into Romanian;
  14. Proof of dwelling space notarized copy by means of one of the following:
    • A. Notarized copy of the Lease Agreement registered with the Financial Administration and owner’s informative Land Registry extract for the property concerned.
    • B. Notarized copy of the Sales Agreement and owner’s informative Land Registry extract for the property concerned.
    • C. Notarized copy of the Bailment Agreement and owner’s informative Land Registry extract for the property concerned.
    • D. Notarized Statement concerning the owner’s agreement to take the third person into the dwelling and owner’s informative Land Registry extract for the property concerned.
  15. Proof of legal means for a decent life in Romania whilst observing the requirements of the law on foreigners (if applicable); such proof shall include the income obtained in Romania in the last 3 years:
    • A. Income from trading activities
      • I. Certified copy of the Company’s Articles of Incorporation.
      • II. Photocopy of the Trade register certificate.
      • III. Balance sheet at the end of the previous year, registered with the Financial Administration.
      • IV. General Meeting of Shareholders’ Decision for the distribution of dividends, or the sole shareholder’s Minutes;
      • V. Proof of receipt of the dividends due;
      • VI. Proof of payment relating to the tax on dividends received;
      • VII. Confirmation of company details issued by the Trade Register.
      • VIII. Tax registration certificate issued by the Public Finance Administration within the premises of the Company, concerning the payment of taxes owed to the government.
    • B. Individual contract of employment bearing the Labor Inspectorate visa, in legalized copy, as well as a certificate showing the net monthly salary.
    • C. Rental and leasing activities incomeD. Pension slip or other proof.
      • I. Statement on global rental and leasing activities income
      • II. Tax registration certificate for individuals.
      • III. Certificate issued by the National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF) – regarding the income obtained in the previous year.
      • IV. Certificate issued by the National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF) – regarding the estimated income for the current year.

TAXES

  1. CONSULAR FEE RON 191 – to be paid at C.E.C. or the Treasury into the account no. 203301028609468;
  2. APPLICATION REGISTRATION FEE RON 3 – to be paid at C.E.C. or the Treasury into the account no. 203301028609468;
  3. RON 1.5 JUDICIAL STAMP – to be bought from the Post Offices;

IMPORTANT

  • Marital status data from the submitted documents must match those in the Birth Certificate.
  • All documents shall be submitted in a fastener folder.
  • All fees are payable before submitting the application.
  • The application shall be submitted personally.
  • Documents prepared abroad must bear the Apostille affixed by the designated authority of the issuing State under the Convention adopted at The Hague on October 5, 1961, or be superlegalized.
  • If documents are prepared by Romania’s diplomatic or consular agents, the Apostille or superlegalization is not required.
  • Individuals applying for Romanian citizenship should have knowledge of:
    • The Romanian language (writing and reading);
    • The Constitution of Romania and the national anthem;
    • The Basics of the Romanian culture and civilization (history and geography of Romania, Romanian art and literature).

Print Friendly Version of this pagePrint Get a PDF version of this webpagePDF EmailE-mail