Society and culture


  1. Life in the UK Test

    Use this official service for booking a Life in the UK Test as part of your application for citizenship or settlement

  2. Dual citizenship

    Dual citizenship (also known as dual nationality) is allowed in the UK. Read the rules and how to apply.

  3. British passport eligibility

    British passport eligibility - types of British nationality, eligibility by marriage or civil partnership, who to contact if you're not sure

  4. Prove your knowledge of English for citizenship and settling

    How you can show you know English when you apply for citizenship and to settle in the UK, and when you do not have to

  5. Sure Start Maternity Grant claim form

    Use this form to claim Sure Start Maternity Grant by post.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Applying for a passport
  2. Equality Act 2010: guidance
  3. Prepare a charity annual return
  4. Equality Act 2010: how it might affect you
  5. Applying for a passport from outside the UK: how to apply online
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News and communications

  1. Jeremy Wright's Value of Culture Speech
  2. Corporate trustee of The Cup Trust responsible for ‘clear misconduct and mismanagement’
  3. The Cup Trust: Charity Commission inquiry results
  4. Five areas to share £20 million to unleash creativity across the nation
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Research and statistics

  1. Community Life Survey: Focus on Loneliness
  2. Sandwich generation
  3. Community Life Survey 2017-18
  4. DCMS Community Life Survey: Ad-hoc statistical releases
  5. Museums and galleries monthly visits
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Variations in Sex Characteristics Call For Evidence
  2. Strengthening the Process for Retaining National Treasures
  3. How the Charity Commission appoints Interim Managers
  4. Statutory review of the Charities (Total Return) Regulations 2013
  5. Charity Commission regulations: charities total return
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Register of merged charities
  2. New Year's Honours list 2019
  3. Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Ltd Management Agreement
  4. Accounts monitoring review: public benefit reporting by charities
  5. Accounts monitoring review: public reporting by charities in their trustees’ annual report and accounts
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  1. The Charity Commission
  2. Environment Agency
  3. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  4. Natural England
  5. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  6. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  7. Veterans UK
  8. Ofsted
  9. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
  10. Innovate UK
  11. Sellafield Ltd
  12. Military Aviation Authority
  13. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  14. UK Hydrographic Office
  15. Magnox Ltd
  16. High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
  17. HM Land Registry
  18. Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  19. Low Pay Commission
  20. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  21. Defence Equipment and Support
  22. Forestry Commission
  23. HM Nautical Almanac Office
  24. HM Prison Service
  25. Radioactive Waste Management
  26. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  27. Royal Mint Advisory Committee
  28. Social Security Advisory Committee
  29. UK Council for Internet Safety
  30. British Hallmarking Council
  31. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  32. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  33. Dounreay
  34. Highways England
  35. Joint Forces Command
  36. National Probation Service
  37. Office for Life Sciences
  38. Parole Board
  39. Single Source Regulations Office
  40. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees