The President has signed the decree “On introducing the updated procedure for considering citizenship issues of Uzbekistan”.
According to the decree, the documents confirming the citizenship of Uzbekistan are:
- Passport (ID card);
- Diplomatic passport of Uzbekistan.
In addition, the documents confirming the citizenship of Uzbekistan of a child under the age of sixteen are:
- A birth certificate or a certificate (irrespective of the place of birth of the child) presented upon receiving a passport (ID-card) or other document confirming that one of the parents has citizenship of Uzbekistan;
- A birth certificate or a certificate (in the case of the birth of a child in Uzbekistan) presented upon receiving a residence permit (ID card of a stateless person) by parents (single father or single mother) who are stateless.
The current law “On Citizenship of Uzbekistan” states that the document confirming citizenship is the passport of a citizen or other document containing an indication of citizenship.