All the Tibetans residing in the Netherlands are eligible to become a member of our Community. We urge all the Tibetans above the age of 18 to enrol for the membership and contribute to our community. We also would be extremely grateful if anyone below 18 is willing to contribute as well.
Tibetans are those who meets the criteria of Chapter 1 article 8 of the Charter of the Tibetans-in-Exile.
Following are the sections of Article 8 of Chapter 1;
Section 1; All Tibetans born in Tibet territory and those born in other countries are eligible as citizens of Tibet. Any person whose biological mother or biological father is of Tibetan descent has the right to become a citizen of Tibet; or
Section 2;Any Tibetan refugee who has had to adopt citizenship of another country under compelling circumstances may retain Tibetan citizenship provided he or she fulfills the provisions prescribed in Article 13 of this Charter; or
Section 3; Any person, although formally a citizen of another country, who has been legally married to a Tibetan citizen for more than three years and who wishes to become a citizen of Tibet, can do so in accordance with the laws passed by the Tibetan Assembly .