Children of unmarried parents: caseworker guidance

Immigration staff guidance on considering automatic claims to citizenship based on a child’s relationship with their father.


Children of unmarried parents


UK Visas and Immigration guidance for staff on how to consider a child’s relationship with their father, if their parents were not married, when assessing whether someone has an automatic claim to citizenship.

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Published 27 July 2017
Last updated 15 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated the document with new version.

  2. Children of unmarried parents Guidance PDF updated.

  3. First published.