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by Zsolt Szemerszky

Zsolt Szemerszky

Expecting a baby

Expecting a baby

Approximately one thousand mothers give birth to their child every year in the Principality of Monaco, and what is interesting is that approximately 70% of these parents are non-residents.

It is very important to know that unlike in many countries, giving birth to a child in the territory of the Principality of Monaco does not mean that the child automatically receives Monégasque nationality.

Therefore, ‘birth tourism’ for a Monégasque passport is not applicable in the Principality of Monaco. Monégasque nationality does not even apply for children born from parents who are residents in Monaco.

However, what the Principality does provide is the protection of the working mother, an exceptional healthcare system and a world-class hospital in which to deliver your baby.

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