Form

Apply for confirmation of British nationality status (NS)

Use form NS to ask for a letter to confirm your nationality status.

Documents

Confirmation of British nationality status: form NS

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email alternativeformats@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Confirmation of British nationality status: guide NS

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If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email alternativeformats@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

You can now apply online. The online form will ask questions that are relevant to you based on the information you enter. You can edit and download the application before it is submitted.

Read the ‘Confirmation of British nationality: guide NS’ before you apply.

This explains:

  • how to determine if you are British
  • how to complete the form
  • what documents you need
  • what happens after you have applied

Get help using a computer to apply online

You can get help completing an online immigration form if you do not feel confident using a computer or do not have access to one.

You can get help with:

  • accessing a computer or the internet
  • finding the right information on GOV.UK

You cannot use this service to get advice on:

  • whether you’re eligible to apply
  • what information to put in your application
  • an application you’ve already made

Access the Assisted Digital Service page for further information and contact details.

Published 1 May 2010
Last updated 19 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with link to new online application form.
  2. Application form updated with GDPR policy.
  3. Updated form and guide.
  4. Updated form.
  5. First published.