Questions on Citizenship and Nationality

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When considering how to proceed in questions of dual nationality, you must decide the course of action which best suits your personal circumstances.  The Embassy can, however, discuss with you the consequences of any actions you may take upon your U.S. citizenship. (  If you need to discuss the consequences for your Kuwaiti citizenship, you may wish to consider seeking advice from Kuwaiti authorities.

Again, it is up to each individual to decide what course of action suits that person.  The fact that one country forces you to “choose” which nationality you want to exercise does not mean that you thereby lose U.S. citizenship.

Conflicts between nationality laws may pose great difficulty, as you may lose one nationality by complying with the requirements imposed by the second nationality. Such decisions should only be made after carefully considering the consequences. Questions about the effects of certain actions on your American nationality can be directed to the American Citizens Services section of the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait ( Questions about the effect of certain actions on your Kuwaiti nationality should be directed to Kuwaiti authorities.