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Application to register child under 18 as British citizen: form MN1

Form to apply to register a child under 18 as a British citizen.

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Application for registration of a child under 18 as British citizen: form MN1

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Registration as a British citizen - a guide about the registration of children under 18: guide MN1

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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 to apply to register a child under 18 as a British citizen if they qualify through birth or adoption.

It is also for children whose parents gave up British citizenship and then got it back, and for some other cases.

See the guidance notes for more information on who can use this form.

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 September 2013
Last updated 10 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Application form updated with GDPR policy.
  2. Replaced application form as it contained an out of date question.
  3. Updated form and guidance.
  4. Updated form.
  5. Updated guidance.
  6. Updated guide.
  7. Updated form and guide.
  8. Updated guide.
  9. Updated guidance and form
  10. A new version of this form and guidance have been published for use on or after 2 June 2014. You can now tell us your email address to receive an update on the progress of your application.
  11. Guide MN1 updated 6 February 2014
  12. First published.