Chinese citizenship: Eligibility

Who can become a Chinese citizen?

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China is a country located in East Asia. It is the world’s most populated country and the third largest country by size. This country is famous for ‘Made in China’ goods, historical places, culture and language.

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Any individual who is:

  • born within the territories of China to at least one Chinese parent


  • born in China to stateless parents

will be considered as a Chinese citizen.

Eligibility to acquire citizenship

If an expat/foreigner in China wants to acquire citizenship of China, he/she need to meet the requirements stated in Article 7.
Article 7
  • Near relative of Chinese nationals.
  • Settled in China.
  • Having other legitimate reasons.
  • Doesn’t have or doesn’t have much of criminal/fraud records and cases.


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