German nationality for my child if born here?

If you are asylum seeker and your child was born in Germany, this does not mean that your child gets the German nationality at birth.

There are different factors which need to be considered, it varies from case to case. For instance, it may be necessary to apply for a naturalization process (Einbürgerungsverfahren).

Please contact the Standesamt (Civil Registry Office) to check.

Here is Ahmad’s story: