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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.

Documents

Application for registration as a British citizen by a person born before 1 July 2006 whose parents were not married (form UKF)

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Registration as a British citizen - A guide for certain persons born before 1 July 2006 to British fathers and whose parents were not married (guide UKF)

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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 form UKF to apply to register as a British citizen if you:

  • were born before 1 July 2006
  • would have become a British citizen automatically if your parents had been married
  • are of ‘good character’.

Read the guidance notes for more information.

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 26 March 2015
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 guide.
  4. Updated guide.
  5. Updated form and guide.
  6. updated form UKF
  7. First published.