Guidance

Nationality: right of abode

UK Visas and Immigration nationality instruction on the right of abode in the UK.

Documents

Nationality: right of abode

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Annex A: additional documents which must accompany an application for a certificate of entitlement

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Detail

This guidance explains how UKVI staff consider right of abode applications in the UK.

It includes information on:

  • the law on the right of abode
  • who qualifies and proving the right of abode
  • the procedure for obtaining and granting a certificate of entitlement
  • how to process a right of abode application
  • refusals and appeals