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Hallo, My question is as such. A male dual national German,

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Hallo, My question is as such. A male dual national German, USA who lives in Germany and has never been to the USA must register for selective services. He has 3 months within his 18th birthday to do so. Should he seek to renounce his US citizenship one day before the three months is up, or after the three months should he still be required to register?. If He should register as to stay within the three months and then thereafter seek to renounce himself of US citizenship, will he be removed from the Selective Service Register? As it stands in "under legal complications" in Travel. State. Gov. "Persons who wish to renounce U.S. citizenship should be aware of the fact that renunciation of U.S. citizenship may have no effect on their U.S. tax or military service obligations " ..if this could be clarified. Thank You.

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Specifically, if an open appointment to renounce citizenship would first be possible after the three months inside the 18th birthday that one has to register, does the making of the appointment carry any weight?,,and in general how does one proceed.

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Military Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
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I am a little bit confused. Is he planning to live in the US?

Can you direct me to the place where he read that he must register for selective service?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I was actually expecting you to know what obligations dual nationals of the USA and another country have. It took you this long to answer my question with another question? https://de.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/selective-service-registration/
Military Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

I'm sorry you are frustrated with me. I will opt out and send this to the "military law" section for another Expert to help you.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Are you saying your last response wasn´t correct? I was just about to thank you.
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Hello. My name is Alex.

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