Can a minor naturalise as an Austrian citizen?

Articles 10 to 24 StbG cover naturalisation by a minor (ie. up to the age of 18). Under certain circumstances there are possibilities for naturalisation while still a minor, but they depend on specific circumstances including schooling. Including a child on a parent’s naturalisation (Verleihung durch Erstreckung) is the more common approach, since if the child is naturalising there may be consent issues if the child naturalises while their parents do not. For example in the case that the child is born to divorced parents, permission may be needed from both parents for naturalisation, and even children from an intact marriage require the consent of both parents.

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