The Loss of Nationality Process in Bern

Become familiar with legal requirements and possible expatriating acts before beginning this process. Make sure you read the Loss of Nationality package before you request your appointment.

You can download the package here (PDF 1 MB). Pay particular attention to your right to request an informal initial appointment to discuss your possible loss of citizenship with a Consular representative over the phone or in-person prior to your final interview.  For questions related to expatriation tax and possible tax implications, please consult with the Internal Revenue Service.

Important:

The Interview will be held in the English language.
If you do not read or speak the english language, please contact us for further information: BernCLN@State.gov