These are the costs involved for citizenship applications in the these thirty five countries.

The UK has the most expensive fee for citizenship applications, whereas France and Spain have the lowest costs associated with citizenship / naturalization applications. Some countries also have expensive passport fee. Citizenship leads to passport.

1. United Kingdom

  • Naturalisation British overseas territory citizens –  £1,000
  • Nationality registration as a British citizen – adult 4 –  £1,206
  • Nationality registration as a British citizen – child 5 – £1,012
  • Nationality registration – British overseas territory citizen, British overseas citizens, British Subjects, British protected persons – adult £901
  • Nationality registration – British overseas territory citizen, British overseas citizens, British Subjects, British protected persons – child £810
  • Renunciation of nationality £372

2. Canada

Adult (18 and over) – CAD 630

Minor (under 18) – CAD 100

3. United States

Naturalization Filing fee  – USD 725

4. Australia

Australian citizenship – General eligibility Form 1300T (required to sit test) – $285

Child under 16 – NIL

Renunciation – $205

5. Ireland

Certificate of Naturalisation:

€ 950 = Adult.

€ 200 = Child.

€ 200 = Widow/widower of an Irish citizen

6. Germany

Regular or discretionary naturalization is €255.

A reduced fee of €51 applies for each dependent minor child naturalized along with a parent.

Fees for regular naturalisation

1. Commune* Between CHF 500 and CHF 1,000 per person

2. Canton* Up to CHF 2,000 per person

3. Confederation

Married couple with or without under-age children: CHF 150

Unmarried individual with or without person under-age children: CHF 100

Under-age child: CHF 50

7. New Zealand

$470.20 for adults.

$235.10 for children under 16.

8. Iceland

Application 18 years and older: 25.000 kr.

Application by Nordic citizens: 25.000 kr.

Application for child: 25.000 kr.

9. Spain

€60–€100

10. Portugal

Fees

Attribution Nationality – Article 1 (1) (c) *

smaller

Free

bigger

€ 175.00

Attribution Nationality – Article 1 (1) (d) *

smaller

Free

bigger

€ 175.00

Attribution Nationality – Article 1 (1) (f) *

smaller

Free

bigger

€ 175.00

Attribution Nationality – Article 1 (1) (g) *

smaller

Free

bigger

€ 175.00

Acquisition of Nationality – article 2 *

€ 200.00

Acquisition of Nationality – Article 3 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – Article 4 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – Article 5 *

Free

Acquisition of Nationality – article 6, nº1 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – article 6, nº2 *

€ 200.00

Acquisition of Nationality – article 6, nº3 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – article 6, nº4 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – article 6, nº5 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – article 6, nº6 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – article 6, nº7 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – Article 29 *

€ 250.00

Acquisition of Nationality – Article 30 *

Free

Acquisition of Nationality – article 31 *

Free

Loss of Nationality – Article 8 *

€ 150.00

* Law no. 37/81 of 03 October (Nationality Law)    

11. Italy

  Italian citizenship fee aged 18 or over €300 fee 

12. Luxembourg

Naturalisation procedure is free of charge.

13. Malta

Application fee of €43.70.

14. Singapore

Adults/ Children – S$70 for Singapore Citizenship Certificate + S$100 for application

15. Belgium

Citizenship registration fee 150 euros)

16. Greece

Non-EU citizens – €700

EU nationals – €100

Others – €100

17. France

Nationality application fee €55

18. Netherlands

Naturalisation  

Single person request

€ 881

Multiple persons request

€ 1124

Child under 18 becoming a Dutch citizen together with a parent

€ 130

Single person request by stateless person or holder of a residence permit asylum

€ 655

Multiple persons request by stateless person or holder of a residence permit asylum 

€ 899

19. Norway

Adults – NOK 3700

Children – Free

20. Sweden

Application for citizenship

SEK 1,500

Adopted child under 15 years of age

SEK 175

21. Denmark

DKK 3,800 for naturalisation application (approx $570)

22. Finland

Citizenship application

Renunciation €400

480 (paper)

380 (online)

23. Austria

Legal Claim to Citizenship

  • Single persons: EUR 700 federal fee plus EUR 76 provincial administrative fee
  • Married couples: EUR 1,400 federal fee plus EUR 152 provincial administrative fee

Naturalisation at the Authorities’ Discretion

  • Single persons: EUR 900 federal fee plus EUR 150 provincial administrative fee
  • Married couples: EUR 1,600 federal fee plus EUR 226 provincial administrative fee

Extension of Citizenship to Minor Children

EUR 200 in federal fees and EUR 76 in provincial administrative fees are payable per child (in all cases).

24. Cyprus

Naturalization for citizenship  500 euros

25. Hungary

Citizenship certificate – GBP 45  (consular fee)

26. Czech Republic

An administrative fee of CZK 2,000 for an adult applicant is paid for granting Czech citizenship; an administrative fee of CZK 500 is paid in the case of a minor applicant and an asylum seeker.

27. Bulgaria

Naturalization/Citizenship fee (stamp duty) – BGN 100

28. Latvia

State fee for naturalisation  28.46

Reduced fee €4.27 (disabled, senior citizens, unemployed, students etc..)

29. Estonia

Acquisition or release of estonian citizenship – 13 €

30. Croatia

Citizenship application$235

Passport—$110

31. South Korea

  • Naturalisation Fee: 300,000 KRW (Government Revenue Stamp)

32. Slovenia

Citizenship fees

– EUR 181,20 for the decision

– EUR 4.50 per application (per person)

– EUR 9.10 for assurances

33. Slovakia

According to the Article 20 of the Act No. 145/1995 Coll. on Administrative Fees, as amended, the administrative fees when applying for Slovak Citizenship are charged as the following :

  1. Fee for granting Slovak citizenship to an applicant above 18 years of age is 700 EUR
  2. Fee for granting Slovak citizenship to a minor:
    1. up to 15 years of age is 100 EUR
    2. from 15 to 18 years of age is 150 EUR
  3. Fee for granting Slovak citizenship to former Slovak or Czechoslovak citizens and those who opt to revert to their former citizenship in accordance with international law is 20 EUR
  4. Fee for granting Slovak citizenship to Czech citizens born after January 1, 1993 is 20 EUR
  5. Fee for granting Slovak citizenship to an individual whose at least one parent was a Czechoslovak citizen at the time of his/her birth is 20 EUR

34. Hong Kong

Naturalisation as chinese national application fee is HK$3,460

35. Russia

R3500 for the citizenship application