The Council of Ministers may make regulations for giving effect to the provisions of this Act and for the collection of fees payable thereunder and may make orders relating to the form and registration of: (1)Certificates of naturalization; (2)Declarations of option for nationality; (3)Acquisition and renunciation of Jordanian nationality.(1)The Council of Ministers may make regulations respecting the issue of identity cards for Jordanians and non-Jordanians, prescribe the form of and procedure for their registration, and determine the amount of charges payable therefor and exemptions in respect of persons who cannot afford to pay such charges.A minor child whose father has acquired a foreign nationality shall retain his Jordanian nationality.
Any Jordanian may with the approval of the Council of Ministers renounce his Jordanian nationality and acquire the nationality of a foreign State.
Any Jordanian may renounce his Jordanian nationality and acquire the nationality of an Arab State.
(1)Subject to the approval of the Minister of Internal Affairs, a foreign woman who marries a Jordanian national may acquire Jordanian nationality if she so wishes by making a written statement to that effect: (a)Three years after her marriage if she is an Arab; (b)Five years after her marriage if she is not an Arab.
(2)A Jordanian woman who marries a non-Jordanian and who acquires the nationality of her husband may retain her Jordanian nationality unless she renounces it in accordance with the provisions of this Law, in which case she may subsequently recover her Jordanian nationality by making an application therefor if her marriage is dissolved for any reason.
A person who acquires Jordanian nationality shall be deemed to be a Jordanian in every respect, but he may not hold any political or diplomatic position or any public office prescribed by the Council of Ministers and may not become a member of the State Council for at least 10 years after acquiring Jordanian nationality.
He shall be eligible for nomination to a municipal or village council or to trade union office only after a period of at least five years has elasped as from his acquisition of Jordanian nationality.
(4)A certificate of naturalization shall not be granted to any person who acquired Jordanian nationality by naturalization and who later lost the same by opting to acquire the nationality of a foreign State.
(5)A certificate of naturalization granted by the Council of Ministers shall bear the signature of the Minsiter of Internal Affairs or his deputy.
His Majesty may, with the approval of the Council of Ministers, grant Jordanian nationality to any emigrant who submits a written declaration of option therefor, on condition that he relinquishes any other nationality possessed by him at the time of application.
(1)Save as otherwise provided in this Law, any declaration or application shall be submitted to the Minister of the Internal Affairs or his deputy.
(1)Any person who enters the military service of a foreign State without the prior permission or leave of the Jordanian Council of Ministers and refuses to leave the same when so directed by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of the Jordan shall lose his nationality.