Guidance

England: nationality checking services

Updated 19 June 2017

1. Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire nationality checking service website

Aylesbury Vale District Register Office
County Hall
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP20 1XF

Phone: 01296 382604

Email: registrationservice@buckscc.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

2. Beaconsfield

Buckinghamshire nationality checking service website

Beaconsfield Old Town registration office
29 Windsor End
Beaconsfield
HP9 2JJ

Phone: 01296 382604

Email: registrationservice@buckscc.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

3. Benfleet

Essex County Council website

Castle Point and Rochford Register Office Council Offices
Kiln Road
Benfleet
Essex
SS7 1TF

Phone: 01268 361350

4. Beverley

East Riding nationality checking service website

Walkergate House
Walkergate
Beverley
HU17 9BP

Phone: 01482 393 600

Fax: 01482 873 414

Email: registration.service@eastriding.gov.uk

5. Birmingham

Birmingham City Council website

Birmingham Register Office
Holliday Street
Birmingham
B1 1TJ

Email: ncs@birmingham.gov.uk

6. Blackpool

Blackpool Council website

Registration Service
Blackpool Council
PO Box 1066
Municipal Buildings
Corporation Street
Blackpool
FY1 1GB

Phone: 01253 477 177

Fax: 01253 477 176

Email: registrars.bdm@blackpool.gov.uk

7. Bolton

Bolton Council website

The Register Office
Mere Hall
Merehall Street
Bolton
BL1 2QT

Phone: 01204 331 185

Fax: 01204 525125

Email: registrars@bolton.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

8. Bracknell Forest

Bracknell Forest nationality checking service website

Bracknell Forest Borough Council
Easthampsted House
Town Square
Bracknell
RG12 1AQ

Phone: 01344 352 000

Fax: 01344 352820

Email: registrars@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

9. Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove nationality checking service website

Brighton and Hove Register Office
Brighton Town Hall
Bartholomews Square
Brighton
BN1 1JA

Phone: 01273 294 420

Fax: 01273 292 019

Email: register.office@brighton-hov.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

10. Bristol

Bristol nationality checking service website

Bristol Register Office
The Old Council House
Corn Street
BS1 1JG

Phone: 0117 922 2800 option 4

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

11. Calderdale

Calderdale nationality checking service website

Town Hall
Crossley Street
Halifax
HX1 1UJ

Phone: 0845 112 5511

12. Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire Council Council website

Cambridgeshire Council Council
RES1104
B312 Castle Court
Shire Hall
Cambridge
CB3 OAP

Phone: 01223 715500

Email: ncs@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

13. Carlisle

Cumbria County Council website

Carlisle Registration Office
Lady Gillfords House
Petteril Bank Road
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 3AJ

Phone: 01228 221122

Email: carlisle.registeroffice@cumbria.gov.uk

14. Central Bedfordshire

Central Bedfordshire Council website

The Register Office
The Court House
Woburn Street
Ampthill
Bedfordshire
MK45 2HX

Phone: 0300 300 8144

15. Cheshire East (Crewe)

Cheshire East nationality checking service website

Crewe Register Office
Municipal Buildings
Earle Street
Crewe
CW1 2BJ

Phone: 01270 686617

Email: creweregisteroffice@cheshireeast.gov.uk

16. Cheshire West (Chester)

Cheshire West and Chester website

Chester Register Office
Goldsmith House
Goss Street
Chester
CH1 2BG

Phone: 01244 602 668

Email: chesterregisteroffice@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

17. Colchester

Essex County Council website

Colchester District Register Office
Stanwell House
Stanwell Street
Colchester
CO2 7DL

Phone: 0845 603 7632

Fax: 01206 540626

Email: colchester.ro@essex.gov.uk

18. Crawley

West Sussex nationality checking service website

Southgate Avenue
Crawley
RH10 6HG

Phone: 01293 651 752

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

19. Crowborough

East Sussex nationality checking service website

Crowborough Register Office
Hookstead,(1st Floor)
Goldsmiths Avenue
Crowborough
TN6 1RH

Phone: 01892 653 803

Fax: 01892 669 884

Email: crowborough.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

20. Cumbria

Cumbria nationality checking service website

Cumbria County Council
Kendal County Offices
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 4RQ

Phone: 01539 713567

Email: Kendal.registeroffice@cumbriacc.gov.uk

21. Derby

Derby City Council website

The Register Office
Royal Oak House
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AR

Phone: 01332 256 536

Fax: 01332 256 525

Email: registeroffice@derby.gov.uk

22. Devon

Devon nationality checking service website

Devon Register Office
Castle Street
Exeter
Devon
EX2 3PQ

Phone: 0845 155 1002

Fax: 01392 384232

Email: citizenship@devon.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

23. Dudley

Dudley nationality checking service website

Dudley District Register Office
Priory Hall
Priory Park
Dudley
West Midlands
DY1 4EU

Phone: 01384 812 242

Email: registration.celeb@dudley.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

24. Eastbourne

East Sussex nationality checking service website

The Register Office
Town Hall
Grove Road
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN21 4UG

Phone: 01323 464780

Email: eastbourne.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

25. Essex

Essex County Council website

Epping Forest District Register Office
St John's Road
Epping
Essex
CM16 5DN

Phone: 01992 572 789

Fax: 01992 571 236

Email: epping.ro@essexcc.gov.uk

26. Gateshead

Gateshead nationality checking service website

Gateshead Nationality Checking Service
Register Office
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

Phone: 0191 433 3000

Email: ncs@gateshead.gov.uk

27. Glenfield

Leicestershire nationality checking service website

County Register Office
County Hall
Leicester Road
Glenfield
Leicester
LE3 8RN

Phone: 0116 305 8158

Fax: 01162 656 580

Email: registration@leics.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

28. Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire County Council website

Cheltenham Register Office
St George’s Road
Cheltenham
GL50 3EW

Phone: 01452 425060

Email: gloucester.ro@gloucestershire.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

29. Goole

East Riding nationality checking service website

Registration Office
Council Office
Church Street
Goole
East Yorkshire
DN14 5BG

Phone: 01482 393 600

Fax: 01482 873 414

Email: registration.service@eastriding.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

30. Hampshire

Hampshire nationality checking service website

Winchester Register Office
Castle Hill
High Street
Winchester
SO23 8UH

Phone: 0300 555 1392

Email: winchester.registrars@hants.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

31. Hastings

East Sussex nationality checking service website

Hastings Register Office
Bohemia Road
Hastings
TN34 1EX

Phone: 01424 20726530

Email: hastings.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

32. Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire nationality checking service website

Citizenship Unit
The Old Courthouse
St Albans Road East
Hatfield
AL10 0ES

Phone: 01707 897 396

Fax: 01707 897 379

Email: citizenshipunit@hertscc.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

33. High Wycombe

Buckinghamshire nationality checking service website

High Wycombe registration office
The Library
5 Eden Place
High Wycombe
HP11 2DH

Phone: 01296 382604

Email: registrationservice@buckscc.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

34. Hull

Hull Registration Service
The Wilson Centre
Alfred Gelder Street
Hull
HU1 2AB

Phone: 01482 300300

Email: register.office@hullcc.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

35. Kent

Kent nationality checking service website

Kent County Council
Maidstone Register Office
Archbishops Palace
Mill Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 6YE

Phone: 0845 345 1304

Email: citizen@kent.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

36. Lancashire

Lancashire County Council website

Lancashire Registration Services,
The Records Office,
Bow Lane,
Preston,
PR1 2RE

Phone: 0845 053 0021

Fax: 01772 531 012

Email: certificateservices@lancashire.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

37. Leeds

Leeds nationality checking service website

The Register Office
City Centre One Stop
2 Great George Street
Leeds
LS2 8BA

Phone: 0113 222 4408

Email: register.office@leeds.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

38. Leicester

Leicester City Council website

Register Office
Town Hall (Bowling Green Street entrance)
Town Hall Square
Leicester
LE1 9BG

Phone: 0116 454 1000

Fax: 0116 291 4676

Email: register.office@leicester.gov.uk

39. Lewes

East Sussex nationality checking service website

Westfield House,
Western Road,
Lewes,
East Sussex.
BN7 1RJ

Phone: 01273 475589

Fax: 01273 488073

Email: Lewes.registrar@eastsussex.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

40. Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council website

Registration and Celebratory Services
Lincolnshire County Council
4 Lindum Road
Lincoln
LN2 1NN

Phone: 01522 782244

Email: regist@lincolnshire.gov.uk

41. Liverpool

Liverpool nationality checking service website

Liverpool Register Office
Heritage Entrance
St George's Hall
St George's Place
Liverpool
L1 1JJ

Phone: 0151 233 3004

Email: ncs@liverpool.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

42. Luton

Luton nationality checking service website

Luton Register Office
6 George Street West
Luton
LU1 2BJ

Phone: 01582 548 840

Fax: 01582 429 522

Email: citizenship@luton.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

43. Maidenhead

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead nationality checking service website

The Register Office
Town Hall
St Ives Road
Maidenhead
SL6 1RF

Phone: 01628 796 991

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

44. Manchester

Manchester nationality checking service website

Manchester Register Office
Heron House
47 Lloyd Street
Manchester
M2 5LE

Phone: 0161 234 5531

Email: registeroffice@manchester.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

45. Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough nationality checking service website

Middlesbrough Council Register Office
Corporation Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 2DA

Phone: 01642 729004

Email: registrars@middlesbrough.gov.uk

46. Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes nationality checking service website

The Register Office
Bracknell House
Aylesbury Street
Bletchley
MK2 2BE

Phone: 01908 372101

Email: registrars@milton-keynes.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

47. Newbury

Newbury nationality checking service website

The Register Office
Shaw House
Church Road
Newbury
RG14 2DR

Phone: 01635 279238

Fax: 01635 279239

Email: jyoung@westberks.gov.uk

48. Newcastle

Newcastle nationality checking service website

Citizenship Section
The Register Office
Newcastle City Council
Civic Centre
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE1 8PS

Phone: 0191 277 7227

Email: citizenship@newcastle.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

49. Norfolk

Norfolk County council website

King's Lynn registration office
Town Hall
Saturday Market Place
King's Lynn
PE30 5DQ

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

Phone: 01553 669253

Email: nationalitychecking@norfolk.gov.uk

50. Northallerton

North Yorkshire County Council website

The Registration Office
County Hall
Northallerton
Hambleton
DL7 8XE

Phone: 01609 780780

Email: registrars.northallerton@northyorks.gov.uk

51. North Tyneside

North Tyneside nationality checking service website

The Register Office
1 Howard Street
North Shields
NE30 1LZ

Phone: 0191 2006117 ext. 222

Fax: 0191 2006382

Email: registrars@northtyneside.gov.uk

52. North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire council website

The Registration Office
Bilton House
31 Park Parade
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 5AG

Phone: 0845 034 9480

Email: registrars.harrogate@northyorks.gov.uk

53. Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire nationality checking service website

Northamptonshire County Council
Registration Service c/o Trading Standards
Wootton Hall Park
Northampton
NN4 0GB

Phone: 0300 126 1000

Fax: 01604 362 425

Email: registrationservice@northamptonshire.gov.uk

54. Nottingham City

Nottingham City website

The Council House
Old Market Square
Nottingham
NG1 2DT

Phone: 0115 841 5554

Email: office.register@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

55. Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire website

Arnold Registration Office
Arnot Hill House
Arnot Hill Park
Arnold
NG5 6LU

Worksop Registration Office
Memorial Avenue
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S80 2BP

Newark Registration Office
The Gilstrap
Castle Gate
Newark
NG24 1BG

Mansfield Registration Office
County House
100 Chesterfield Road South
Mansfield
Nottinghamshire
NG19 7AW

Southwell Registration Office
The Bramley Centre
King Street
Southwell
NG25 0EH

Rushcliffe Registration Office
County Hall
West Bridgford
NG2 7QP

Phone: 0115 97 72812

Email: citizenship.rs@nottscc.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

56. Oldham

Oldham nationality checking service website

Oldham Register Office
Chadderton Town Hall
Middleton Road
Chadderton
Oldham
OL9 6PP

Phone: 01617 708 960

Fax: 01617 703 729

Email: marina.brown@oldham.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

57. Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire nationality checking service website

Oxfordshire Register Office
1 Tidmarsh Lane
Oxford
OX1 1NS

Phone: 0845 129 5900

Fax: 01865 722017

Email: registeroffice@oxfordshire.gov.uk

58. Peterborough

Peterborough nationality checking service website

Peterborough City Council
The Register Office
33 Thorpe Road
Peterborough
PE3 6AB

Phone: 01733 864 646

Fax: 01733 566 049

Email: roa@peterborough.gov.uk

59. Plymouth

Plymouth nationality checking service website

The Register Office
Lockyer Street
Plymouth
PL1 2QD

Phone: 01752 268331

Email: ncs@plymouth.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

60. Poole

Borough of Poole website

Poole Registration Services
The Guildhall
Market Street
Poole
BH15 1NF

Phone: 01202 633 726

Fax: 01202 633 725

Email: registrars@poole.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

61. Portsmouth

Portsmouth nationality checking service website

The Register Office
Milldam House
Burnaby Road
Portsmouth
PO1 3AF

Phone: 023 9281 6098

Email: rso@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

62. Reading

Reading nationality checking service website

The Register Office
131 Castle Hill
Reading
RG1 7TA

Phone: 0118 937 3533

Email: registeroffice@reading.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

63. Redcar and Cleveland

Redcar and Cleveland nationality checking service website

The Register Office
Redcar and Cleveland Leisure and Community Heart
Ridley Street
Redcar
TS10 1TD

Phone: 01642 444440

Fax: 01287 630 768

Email: registrars@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

64. Rotherham

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council website

Rotherham Citizenship Team
Swinton Library and Customer Service Centre
Station Road
Swinton
Mexbrough
S64 8PZ

Phone: 01709 254 615

65. Saffron Walden

Essex County Council website

Uttlesford Register Office
Council offices
London Road
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB11 4ER

Phone: 01799 510320

66. Salford

Salford nationality checking service website

Salford Register Office
Town Hall
Chorley Road
Swinton
M27 5DA

Phone: 0161 603 6883

Fax: 0161 603 6892

Email: birthsanddeaths1@salford.gov.uk

67. Sandwell

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council website

Sandwell Register Office
Highfields
High Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RJ

Phone: 01215 692 486

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

68. Sheffield

Sheffield County Council website

Sheffield County Council
The Register Office
Town Hall
Pinstone Street
Sheffield
S1 2HH

Phone: 01142 053 087

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

69. Shropshire

Shropshire nationality checking service website

The Register Office
Column Lodge
Preston Street
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 5NY

Phone: 0345 678 9016

Fax: 01743 252 939

Email: registrars@shropshire-cc.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

70. Slough

Slough Borough Council website

Slough Registration Office
The Centre
Farnham Road
Slough
SL1 4UT

Phone: 01753 570 136

Fax: 01753 787 605

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

71. South Gloucestershire

South Gloucestershire website

South Gloucestershire NCS
Civic Centre
High Street
Kingswood
BS15 9TR

Phone: 01454 863140

Fax: 01454 863145

Email: registrationservice@southglos.gov.uk

72. Southampton

Southampton nationality checking service website

The Register Office
6a Bugle Street
Southampton
SO14 2LX

Phone: 02380 915327

Fax: 02380 633431

Email: nationality.checking@southampton.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

73. Southend-On-Sea Borough Council

Southend-On-Sea Borough Council website

Civic Centre
Victoria Avenue
Southend-On-Sea
SS2 6ER

Phone: 01702 215009

Fax: 01702 612610

Email: registeroffice@southend.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

74. Staffordshire

Staffordshire checking service website

Staffordshire County Council
14 Martin Street
Stafford
ST16 2LG

Phone: 0300 111 8001

75. Stockport

Stockport nationality checking service website

Register Office
Town Hall
Stockport
SK1 3XE

Phone: 0161 474 3364 or 0161 474 3369

Fax: 0161 474 3390

Email: register.office@stockport.gov.uk

76. Suffolk

Suffolk County Council website

Suffolk Registration Service
St Peter House
16 Grimwade Street
Ipswich
IP4 1LP

Phone: 01473 292777

Fax: 01473 292770

Email: Ipswich.registrars@suffolk.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

77. Sunderland

Sunderland nationality checking service website

Sunderland Registration Service
PO Box 108
Civic Centre
Sunderland
SR2 7DN

Phone: 0191 520 5509

Fax: 0191 553 1762

Email: ncs@sunderland.gov.uk

78. Swindon

Swindon borough council website

The Register Office
Civic Offices
Euclid Street
Swindon
SN1 2JH

Phone: 01793 522738

Fax: 01793 433887

Email: superintendentregistrar@swindon.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

79. Telford and Wrekin

Telford and Wrekin Council website

Telford and Wrekin Register Office
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre
Tan Bank
Wellington
TF1 1LX

Phone: 01952 382 444

Fax: 01952 382 452

Email: register.office@telford.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

80. Thurrock

Thurrock nationality checking service website

Thameside Complex
Orsett Road
Grays
Essex
RM17 5DX

Phone: 01375 375 245

Email: register.office@thurrock.gov.uk

81. Trafford

Trafford nationality checking service website

Trafford Register Office
Sale Town Hall
Sale Waterside
Sale
M33 7ZF

Phone: 0161 912 3026

Fax: 0161 912 3031

Email: registrars@trafford.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

82. Wakefield

Wakefield nationality checking service website

Pontefract Registration Office
Town Hall
Bridge Street
Pontefract
WF8 1PG

Phone: 01977 722670

Wakefield Register Office
Town Hall
Wood Street
Wakefield
WF1 2HQ

Phone: 01924 302185

Email: citizenship@wakefield.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

83. Walsall

Walsall nationality checking service website

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
Civic Centre
Hatherton Road
Walsall
WS1 1TN

Phone: 0300 555 2847

Email: walsallregisteroffice@walsall,gov.uk

84. Warwickshire

Warwickshire County Council website

Registration services
PO Box
9 Shire Hall
Warwick
CV34 4RR

Phone: 01789 294293

Fax: 01926 261423

Email: registration@warwickshire.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

85. West Sussex

West Sussex nationality checking service website

Crawley Register Office
Southgate Avenue
Crawley
RH10 6HG

Phone: 01243 642 122

86. Weybridge

Surrey County Council website

Citizenship Office
Rylston
81 Oatlands Drive
Weybridge
Surrey
KT13 9LN

Phone: 01932 794 678

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

87. Wiltshire

Wiltshire nationality checking service website

Wiltshire Register Office
Bythesea Road
Trowbridge
Wiltshire
BA14 8JN

Phone: 01225 713007

Email: nationalitychecking@wiltshire.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

88. Wokingham

Wokingham nationality checking service website

Nationality Checking Service
Wokingham Borough Council
Shute End
Wokingham
Berkshire
RG40 1BN

Phone: 0118 974 6554

Email: registrars@wokingham.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

89. Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton nationality checking service website

Wolverhampton Register Office
Civic Centre
St Peter Square
Wolverhampton
WV1 1RU

Phone: 01902 554989

Email: register.office@wolverhampton.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

90. Worcestershire

Worcestershire nationality checking service website

Nationality Checking Service
Register Office
County Hall
Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NP

Phone: 0845 603 2859

Fax: 01905 765355

Email: registeroffice@worcestershire.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.

91. York

York Council website

The Register Office
56 Bootham
York
YO30 7DA

Phone: 01904 654477

Fax: 01904 638090

Email: registrar@york.gov.uk

This local authority accepts citizenship and British passport applications at the same time.