Registration as a British citizen: stateless persons

Guidance on registering as a British citizen for stateless persons.


Stateless persons

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This guidance tells Home Office staff how to consider requests to register as British citizens from individuals who are stateless.

Published 27 July 2017
Last updated 26 September 2017 + show all updates
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