Information on whether Liberia recognizes dual citizenship; on the status of a person born in Liberia to a Liberian father and Nigerian mother, who lived in Liberia until he was four years old (1975) and then moved to Nigeria where he lived until 1993; on whether a person born in Liberia automatically becomes a Liberian citizen; on whether a child born to a Liberian father and Nigerian mother has a right to apply for Liberian citizenship, and if so, on the requirements/qualificatons needed to obtain Liberian citizenship [LBR23604.E]

For information on the above-mentioned subjects, please consult the attached 20 May 1996 facsimile from the Consul General of the Republic of Liberia in New York.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Consulate-General of the Republic of Liberia, New York. 20 May 1996. Letter from the Consul General.