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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.

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Application for registration as a British citizen by a person born before 1983 to a British mother: form UKM

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Guidance on registering as a British citizen by a person born before 1983 to a British mother using form UKM: guide UKM

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

You can only apply if you would automatically have become a British citizen on 1 January 1983 if women were able to pass citizenship on to their children at the time of your birth.

Read ‘Guide UKM’ before you apply.

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 December 2012
Last updated 23 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the form to include a GDPR content.
  2. Updated with link to new online application form.
  3. Guidance document updated.
  4. Updated guidance.
  5. Updated guidance.
  6. Updated form and guidance
  7. Updated
  8. First published.