Prince Harry and Meghan Markles Baby Lili *Will* Have Dual Citizenship in U S. and UK

princess diana fans are now wondering when the baby will be born and if they will be an American or British citizen. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced they are expecting their second baby on Valentine’s Day. Meghan and Harry’s pregnancy announcement has raised several burning questions, including the due date and their second baby’s citizenship status. Sign up to our free daily email for the latest royal and entertainment news, interesting opinion, expert advice on styling and beauty trends, and no-nonsense guides to the health and wellness questions you want answered. Princes whose titles were removed and eligible people who do not use the title are shown in italics. You are responsible for reading, understanding and agreeing to the National Law Review’s (NLR’s) and the National Law Forum LLC’sTerms of Use and Privacy Policy before using the National Law Review website.

  • PRINCE HARRY and Meghan Markle have two children – Archie and Lilibet.
  • He was shown to his great-grandparents Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip for the first time when he was two days old.
  • Insider reported that fans on Twitter believe the nickname “Lili” may be an homage to Markle’s mother because she called Meghan “flower” as a child and continues to do so.
  • Learn all about the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s second child.
  • He has stayed too long to be on a B-2 visitor’s visa or through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization , through which a traveler cannot stay in the U.S. for more than 90 days.

As a reminder, Prince Harry is a British citizen (comes with the territory of being a casual prince, you know?) while Meghan has American citizenship. Regardless of where baby Lili was born, since Los Angeles-born-and-raised Meghan is an American citizen born and Prince Harry is a British citizen, their daughter is entitled to obtain both U.S. and U.K. While their kids will have two passports, Meghan and Harry won’t be able to share this privilege.

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Her husband, Prince Philip, will be the baby’s great-grandfather. All of the above requirements apply to their second child, since Harry was born in London in 1984. However, if the tot one day has children of their own, they will then have to apply for U.K. As countries worldwide grapple with crisis and unrest, parents who can afford it continue to seek a better, more secure future for their children.

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Will Meghan Markle And Prince Harrys Second Child Have Dual Citizenship? is the Queen’s 11th great-grandchild and is eighth in line to the throne. The family currently resides in the US, and it is not known whether Harry will eventually get American citizenship too. As for their parents, Harry continues to hold UK citizenship, while Meghan, on the other hand, has US citizenship.

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The actress, who was born and raised in California, was expected to apply for U.K. A year prior, a royal family spokesperson claimed that it was “too early to tell” whether or not she would also keep her U.S. citizenship. Meanwhile, Lilibet was born an American since Meghan gave birth to her in California, however, thanks to her father Harry’s British roots, she is also allowed dual citizenship of the US and UK.

The couple announced the arrival of their second-born and revealed they have named her after Queen Elizabeth and his late mother Princess Diana. The baby girl is called Lilibet after her great grandmother Queen Elizabeth family nickname and her middle name Diana after her late grandmother — Princess Diana. Sources confirmed to Us Weekly that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s newborn daughter Lili will have dual American and British citizenship. Big brother Archie, 2, was born in England but lives in America with his parents, and he also carries the same dual citizenship.