Visas and immigration operational guidance - collection

Nationality instructions - Nationality instructions: volume 1

Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration when deciding applications for citizenship.

Contents

  1. Documents

This collection of documents contains the instructions that UK Visas and Immigration follows when making decisions on applications for British nationality.

Documents

  1. Chapter 1: levels of decision taking (nationality instructions)

    • 15 April 2014
    • Guidance
  2. Chapter 2: born before 1 January 1983 (nationality instructions)

    • 28 November 2013
    • Guidance
  3. Chapter 3: acquisition by birth, adoption or parental order (nationality instructions)

    • 28 November 2013
    • Guidance
  4. Chapter 4: acquisition by birth outside the UK (nationality instructions)

    • 28 November 2013
    • Guidance
  5. Chapter 5: stateless people (nationality instructions)

    • 28 November 2013
    • Guidance
  6. Chapter 6: information about applications for British citizenship (nationality instructions)

    • 9 April 2014
    • Guidance
  7. Chapter 7: registering people born before 1983 to women who were citizens of the UK (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  8. Chapter 8: registering a person born in the UK on or after 1 January 1983 (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2009
    • Guidance
  9. Chapter 9: registering minors at discretion (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  10. Chapter 10: registering minors born outside the UK to British citizens by descent (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  11. Chapter 11: registering minors born outside the UK to British citizens by descent on grounds of residence (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  12. Chapter 12: registering British nationals (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  13. Chapter 13: registering British overseas citizens (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  14. Chapter 14: registration and naturalisation under legislation other than the British Nationality Act 1981

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  15. Chapter 15: registering stateless persons by entitlement (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  16. Chapter 16: registration following renunciation of citizenship of the UK (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  17. Chapter 17: registration following renunciation of British citizenship (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  18. Chapter 18: naturalisation at discretion (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  19. Chapter 19: renunciation (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  20. Chapter 20: British citizenship "by descent" and "otherwise than by descent" (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  21. Chapter 21: general Information about British overseas citizenship (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  22. Chapter 22: automatic acquisition on 1 January 1983 (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  23. Chapter 23: acquisition by birth or adoption on or after 1 January 1983 (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  24. Chapter 24: acquisition by birth outside the British overseas territories on or after 1 January 1983 (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  25. Chapter 25: automatic acquisition by people otherwise born stateless (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  26. Chapter 26: registering minors born in a British overseas territory on grounds of a parent's status (nationality instructions)

    • 29 December 2013
    • Guidance
  27. Chapter 27: registering by entitlement persons born in a British overseas territory on grounds of residence (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  28. Chapter 28: registering minors in overseas British territories at discretion (nationality instructions)

    • 30 November 2013
    • Guidance
  29. Chapter 29: registration by entitlement of minors born outside the British overseas territories (nationality instructions)

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  30. Chapter 30: registration by entitlement of minors born outside the British overseas territories (nationality instructions)

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  31. Chapter 31: registration by entitlement of stateless persons (nationality instructions)

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  32. Chapter 32: registration following renunciation of citizenship of the UK and colonies (nationality instructions)

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  33. Chapter 33: registration following renunciation (nationality instructions)

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  34. Chapter 34: naturalisation at discretion (nationality instructions)

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  35. Chapter 35: renunciation (nationality instructions)

    • 2 December 2013
    • Guidance
  36. Chapter 36: British overseas territories citizenship (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  37. Chapter 37: automatic acquisition on 1 January 1983 (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  38. Chapter 38: automatic acquisition by people otherwise born stateless (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  39. Chapter 39: registration of any minor (nationality instructions)

    • 27 November 2013
    • Guidance
  40. Chapter 40: registration of stateless persons (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  41. Chapter 41: registration of declaration of renunciation (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  42. Chapter 42: British subjects general information (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  43. Chapter 43: automatic acquisition on 1 January 1983 (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  44. Chapter 44: automatic acquisition by people otherwise born stateless (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  45. Chapter 45: registration of any minor (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  46. Chapter 46: claims to remain a British subject by certain Irish nationals (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  47. Chapter 47: acquisition by application, registration of stateless persons (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  48. Chapter 48: registration of declaration of renunciation (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  49. Chapter 49: renunciation, automatic loss (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  50. Chapter 50: British nationals (overseas), Hong Kong act 1985 and Hong Kong (British nationality) order 1986 (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  51. Chapter 51: British nationality (overseas), Hong Kong Act 1985 and Hong Kong (British nationality) order 1986, acquisition (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  52. Chapter 52: British national (overseas), Hong Kong Act 1985 and Hong Kong (British nationality) order 1986 (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  53. Chapter 53: loss of British national (overseas) status (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  54. Chapter 54: British protected persons, general information (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  55. Chapter 55: deprivation (section 40) and nullity (nationality instructions)

    • 17 March 2014
    • Guidance
  56. Chapter 57: Right of abode (nationality instructions)

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance

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