• Become a British citizen

    Check your eligibility for citizenship - how to apply, children under 18, the Life in the UK Test and citizenship ceremonies

  • Types of British nationality

    The different types of British nationality explained - British citizen, British overseas territories citizen, British overseas citizen, British subject, British national (overseas), British protected person

  • British passport eligibility

    British passport eligibility - types of British nationality, eligibility by marriage or civil partnership, who to contact if you're not sure

  • Book the Life in the UK Test

    Register for a Life in the UK account before you book a test, choose a test centre and test date, and pay for the test.

  • Check if you're a British citizen

    Check if you qualify for British citizenship - it depends on where and when you were born and your parents' immigration status

  • Get a replacement UK citizenship certificate

    Order a replacement registration or naturalisation certificate, or correct mistakes on a certificate - fees, application forms, address, supporting documents

  • Life in the UK Test

    Use this official service for booking a Life in the UK Test as part of your application for citizenship or settlement - fees, how to prepare, how to book a test, refunds, complaints

  • Organise your citizenship ceremony with your council

    Contact your council to arrange your British citizenship ceremony - fees, venue, application

  • Prove you have right of abode in the UK

    Having right of abode means you're allowed to live or work in the UK without any immigration restrictions - apply for a certificate of entitlement to prove you have it

  • Prove your knowledge of English for citizenship and settling

    How you can show you know English when you apply for citizenship and to settle in the UK and when you don't have to

  • Register as a British citizen

    How to register as a British citizen - who's eligible, fees and where to send your application