Apply for citizenship if you have a British parent

Where to send your application

Where you send your application depends on the country you’re currently in.

England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland

Send your application to UK Visas and Immigration (part of the Home Office).

Department 1
UK Visas and Immigration
The Capital Building
New Hall Place
Liverpool
L3 9PP

Channel Islands or Isle of Man

Send your application to the Lieutenant Governor.

British overseas territories

Send your application to the Governor of the territory.

Anywhere else (including Commonwealth countries)

Send your application to UK Visas and Immigration (part of the Home Office).

Department 1
UK Visas and Immigration
The Capital Building
New Hall Place
Liverpool
L3 9PP

Returning your documents

Your documents will normally be sent back using 2nd class post.

If you want your documents sent back to you by recorded or special delivery, include a pre-paid self-addressed envelope. It needs to be big and strong enough to carry all your documents.

Contact UK Visas and Immigration (part of the Home Office)

Contact UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) if you’re not sure how to apply or if you might be eligible.

UKVI nationality contact centre Nationalityenquiries@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk