Society and culture


  • 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

  • Dual citizenship

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

  • British passport eligibility

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

  • Prove you have right of abode in the UK

    Having right of abode means you're allowed to live or work in the UK without any immigration restrictions - apply for a certificate of entitlement to prove you have it

  • 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 don't have to

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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. 26th Pontignano Conference: “Bridging the Gaps”
  2. Details of third Polish-British Belvedere Forum announced
  3. Seth Dei collection of Ghanaian art exhibited in Accra
  4. PM speech at London Fashion Week reception: 18 September 2018
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Research and statistics

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Policy and engagement

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  1. The Charity Commission
  2. Environment Agency
  3. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  4. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  5. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  6. Veterans UK
  7. Natural England
  8. Ofsted
  9. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
  10. Innovate UK
  11. Military Aviation Authority
  12. Sellafield Ltd
  13. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  14. UK Hydrographic Office
  15. High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
  16. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  17. HM Land Registry
  18. Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  19. Low Pay Commission
  20. Defence Equipment and Support
  21. Forestry Commission
  22. HM Nautical Almanac Office
  23. HM Prison Service
  24. Radioactive Waste Management
  25. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  26. Royal Mint Advisory Committee
  27. Social Security Advisory Committee
  28. British Hallmarking Council
  29. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  30. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  31. Dounreay
  32. Highways England
  33. Joint Forces Command
  34. National Probation Service
  35. Office for Life Sciences
  36. Parole Board
  37. Single Source Regulations Office
  38. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees