Topics Right to renounce citizenship

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Grants individuals the right to renounce their citizenship. This right is sometimes subject to qualifications relating to dual-citizenship, or the existence of a state of war.


Culture and Identity; Rights and Duties


nationals; subjects

Survey Questions

  • Do citizens have the right to renounce their citizenship?