Services

  1. Apply to become a British citizen by naturalisation (form AN)

    Use form AN to apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you are living in the UK.

  2. Application to register child under 18 as British citizen: form MN1

    Form to apply to register a child under 18 as a British citizen.

  3. Register as a British citizen if you were born before July 2006 to a British father (form UKF)

    Apply to register as a British citizen if you were born before 1 July 2006 to a British father and your parents were not married.

  1. Application to register as a British citizen: form UKM

    Form to apply to register as a British citizen if you were born before 1983 to a British mother.

  2. Application to register as British citizen: form T

    Form to apply to register as a British citizen if you were born in the UK and lived here until the age of 10.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Get a passport for your child

    Get a passport for your child or baby - renewals and first child passports, application form, supporting paperwork, eligibility, costs

  2. Fees for citizenship applications
  3. Applying for a UK visa: approved English language tests
  1. 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

    • Guide
  2. 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

    • Guide
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News and communications

Policy and engagement

  1. Response to an inspection report on the review and removal of immigration, refugee and citizenship status

    • UK Visas and Immigration
    • Policy paper
  2. An inspection on learning from immigration litigation

    • Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
    • Independent report
  3. Report on the review and removal of immigration, refugee and citizenship "status"

    • Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
    • Independent report
  4. Home Office response to the report 'A short inspection of the Home Office’s application of the good character requirement in the case of young persons who apply for registration as British citizens’

    • UK Visas and Immigration
    • Policy paper
  5. Inspection report on nationality casework, December 2014

    • Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
    • Independent report
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Transparency

  1. Applications for naturalisation received from 1 May 2014 to 30 June 2014

    • Home Office and UK Visas and Immigration
    • Foi release
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