Application for duplicate citizenship certificate: form NC

Apply for a replacement certificate of registration or naturalisation as a British citizen. You can apply online or download a form.


Application for duplicate citizenship certificate: Form NC

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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.

Use this form if you have lost or damaged a citizenship certificate that was issued after October 1986 and want a new one. You cannot replace a certificate that was issued before October 1986.

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

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Published 1 January 2013
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.
  4. Updated guidance.
  5. First published.