Fees for citizenship applications

Information about fees for citizenship and right of abode applications and payment slip.


Payment slip - citizenship or right of abode applications (paper applications only)

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Read this information to find out how much you need to pay to apply for citizenship or right of abode in the UK.

This includes fees for reconsiderations, status checks, duplicate certificates, confirmation of the non-acquisition of British citizenship and certificate corrections.

It also explains how you can pay for your online or paper application.

You can check the different ways you can become a British citizen.

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Published 6 April 2013
Last updated 4 October 2023 + show all updates
  1. New fees for citizenship applications for use on or after 4 October 2023.

  2. Updated fees document to include references to BOTC(F) and BOTC(M) application forms.

  3. Updated payment slip for use on or after 16 June 2022.

  4. Updated to highlight that there is no fee to have your biometric information (fingerprints and a photo) taken.

  5. Added paragraph on biometric enrolment fee.

  6. New HTML version added.

  7. New fees for citizenship applications for use on or after 6 April 2018.

  8. Updated guidance.

  9. Updated fees.

  10. New fees for citizenship applications for use on or after 6 April 2017.

  11. Visa fees leaflet for 6 April 2015 removed.

  12. Updated fees leaflet added for use on or after 18 March 2016.

  13. Updated document.

  14. Updated fees leaflet.

  15. New fees leaflet with effect from 6 April 2015 for citizenship applications and the right of abode.

  16. New fees table published.

  17. First published.