Renunciation of all types of British nationality: nationality policy guidance

Guidance on considering requests from British citizens to renounce their status.


Renunciation of all types of British nationality

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This guidance tells Home Office staff how to consider declarations to renounce British nationality.

Published 27 July 2017
Last updated 30 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Document updated to clarify that where a British citizen who held leave to enter or remain, including where this was indefinite, before becoming British will not revert back to that status on renunciation.
  2. Guidance updated.
  3. First published.