Guidance

Nationality checking service: England

List of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.

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Details

The Nationality Checking Service will no longer be available from 31 December 2018.

Use this guide to find the details of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.

See Nationality checking service: Greater London for details of nationality checking services in London.

Published 19 February 2014
Last updated 13 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. The Nationality Checking Service will no longer be available from 31 December 2018.
  2. Updated HTML document to remove councils that no longer offer the service and update links and contact details.
  3. Updated to remove Plymouth.
  4. Wakefield removed. They no longer offer this service.
  5. Updated to remove Maidenhead from the list of nationality checking services
  6. Removed Essex County Council locations (Benfleet, Colchester, Essex and Saffron Walden offices) as they have withdrawn from the nationality checking service.
  7. Aylesbury, Beaconsfield, Birmingham and High Wycombe no longer offer this service.
  8. Bath and North East Somerset Council added.
  9. Removed East Cheshire.
  10. Bolton details removed.
  11. Removed details for Leicester as this service is no longer provided. Corrected name of Aylesbury Register Office.
  12. Updated to reflect that Cumbria no longer offers Nationality Checking Service.
  13. Lancashire County Council no longer provide Nationality Checking Service.
  14. Updates to Nottinghamshire as passport applications are no longer accepted at the same time as citizenship applications.
  15. Lincolnshire now accepting citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.
  16. Updated details for Crowborough, Eastbourne, Hastings and Lewes.
  17. Updated address for Redcar and Cleveland registration service.
  18. Updated telephone for Gloucestershire.
  19. Updated telephone number for Gloucestershire.
  20. Updated contact information for Telford and Wrekin.
  21. Contact details for Lancashire updated.
  22. Updated contact details for Nottinghamshire.
  23. Wakefield is now accepting citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.
  24. Aylesbury and Beaconsfield are now accepting citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.
  25. New addition of the Walsall nationality checking service.
  26. Contact information for Liverpool added.
  27. New passport service details.
  28. Updated web address for Nottinghamshire.
  29. Updated Lancashire Registration Services contact details.
  30. Updated Wolverhampton contact details.
  31. Updated information for Hampshire and telephone number for Reading.
  32. Updated contact information for Luton.
  33. Updated address, Nottingham City.
  34. Updated contact information for Nottinghamshire.
  35. Updated address for Lewes.
  36. Updated telephone numbers for Eastbourne and Hastings.
  37. Updated telephone number for Eastbourne.
  38. Updated address for Lincolnshire.
  39. Hull contact details added.
  40. Updated email addresses for Aylesbury, Beaconsfield and High Wycombe.
  41. Updated Swindon contact details.
  42. Removal of Northumberland County council details.
  43. Updated nationality checking service list: England
  44. updated list of addresses to reflect Nottinghamshire expansion
  45. First published.