Guidance

Registration as a British citizen: children

Guidance on the registration of a minor as a British citizen by entitlement and discretion.

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This guidance tells Home Office staff about the registration of a minor as a British citizen by entitlement and discretion.

Published 27 July 2017
Last updated 16 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added information about the fee waiver for a child born on or after July 2006 where the mother was married to someone other than the natural father.

  2. Replaced document with a new version.

  3. Amendment to clarify that DNA evidence cannot be mandated and that no negative inference can be drawn if an applicant chooses not to supply such evidence.

  4. Replaced the document with a new version.

  5. Guidance updated.

  6. Updated guidance published.

  7. First published.