The procedure for granting Uzbek citizenship will be improved. This is stated in the draft 2021 state program for the Year of Supporting the Youth and Improving Public Health.
According to the program, a draft bill improving the procedure for granting Uzbek citizenship will be developed.
In the project, stateless persons (non-citizens of foreign countries) from May 1, 2021 those who came to Uzbekistan before January 1, 2005 and permanently resided in Uzbekistan on the basis of a residence permit, as well as permanently residing in Uzbekistan on the basis of a residence permit for 15 years shall be granted citizenship, if they wish for such .
Deadline - May 1, 2021, authority in charge - the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the State Security Service.