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1/5 of applicants denied Bulgarian citizenship

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10,779 people have acquired Bulgarian citizenship during the first 9 months of 2020, or 2,000 more than during the past 2 years, the Commission on Bulgarian Citizenship with Vice President Iliana Yotova has announced.

The biggest number of Bulgarian citizenship documents was issued in the period from 1 July – 30 September, when 4,392 applicants received passports and ID cards. 2,302 have been denied citizenship. Another 292 have been deprived of their Bulgarian papers because they have acquired foreign citizenship or have started such a procedure. Four have had their naturalization withdrawn due to data concealment or definitive court sentences. 

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