Services Citizenship

General Information

After one year of registering the marriage in the vital statistics office in Lebanon, the wife of a Lebanese citizen can apply to obtain the Lebanese Nationality.

For More Information

Please contact the Consulate with any questions.

P: (248) 945-3511/2/3

E: vitalstats@lebanonconsulategdetroit.org

  • Please make sure you send the application to the correct Jurisdiction. Forms sent to the incorrect jurisdiction will not be accepted.
  • Please fill out the application form completely.
    Citizenship Application Form
  • One copy of a recent family civil registry record.
  • Notarized petition (including Spousal Approval) EITHER in English OR in Arabic from the wife requesting Lebanese citizenship, Spousal Approval should be included in the same statement.
  • A certificate of cohabitation issued by an official/ or religious authority.
  • Two copies of the wife's Birth Certificate.
  • Two copies of the wife's passport showing the change in her last name.
  • Two copies of the Lebanese passport of the husband.
  • Two copies of Lebanese Marriage Certificate.
  • A cashier's check payable to the Consulate of Lebanon in the amount of $20.00.
  • A Self-Stamped return address envelopes. (USPS ONLY)
  • Please sign a written request stating your demand to renounce the Lebanese citizenship:
    • At the Consulate General’s headquarter if applying in person.
    • In front of a notary public for applications sent my mail.
  • The original Lebanese passport and copies of the passport (pages 1 to 6).
  • A cashier's check payable to the Consulate of Lebanon in the amount of $350.00.
  • A letter from the U.S. authorities stating the reason of the request of renunciation of the applicant’s Lebanese citizenship.
  • A Self-Stamped return address envelopes. (USPS ONLY)
  • Full address and telephone number.

If you have any questions please contact the Consulate at (248) 945-3511 or admin@lebanonconsulategdetroit.org.

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