The procedure for certain types of application to obtain Luxembourgish nationality includes attending Luxembourgish language classes according to an approved syllabus.
Under the provisions of the Law of 8 March 2017 on Luxembourgish nationality, training bodies may apply for approval of the syllabuses for their
Luxembourgish language classes.
An adult who has been living legally in the Grand-Duchy for at least 20 years may
apply for Luxembourgish nationality by option.
The procedure requires the person to attend Luxembourgish language classes according to a syllabus that has been approved by the Minister with responsibility
The conditions for approval being granted for a syllabus are as follows:
The approval of syllabuses for Luxembourgish language classes under the provisions of the Law of 8 March 2017 on Luxembourgish nationality is strictly
limited to the approved Luxembourgish language classes and may not be used by the training provider for any other purpose.
Syllabus approval must be renewed every five years. During this period, the provider undertakes to report any change in the information provided at
the time of applying for approval (legal representative, registered office, training syllabus, etc.) to the Department of Adult Education
(Service de la formation des adultes - SFA).
The course provider may include the mention "Course according to a syllabus approved in accordance with the provisions of the Law of 8 March 2017 on Luxembourgish
nationality" on certificates and publications in relation to the approved courses.
Copies of the list of approved courses are sent to the Minister with responsibility for nationality.
In the event of failure to comply with the conditions for approval of a syllabus for one or more Luxembourgish language courses, approval may be withdrawn
in respect of all the Luxembourgish language classes delivered by the training provider.
Under the provisions of the Law of 8 March 2017 on Luxembourgish nationality, applications for ministerial approval of syllabuses for Luxembourgish language
classes and the supporting documents should be sent to:
Ministry of Education, Children and Youth - Department of Adult Education
Application for approval of syllabuses for Luxembourgish language classes and Appendix A - list of courses
Appendix B - Conditions to be observed for courses with approved syllabuses
Documents to submit with the application
The application form and Appendix A must also be sent in Word format by e-mail to Ms Yasmine Streveler,