Form NS: guidance

Guidance to apply for a letter to confirm your nationality status.


Form NS: guidance

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Read the NS guidance to find out how to determine if you are British and what happens after you have applied.

Published 22 March 2019
Last updated 10 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated attached pdf guidance - users no longer need to send original documents, they can send either originals or photocopies
  2. First published.