There are 6 different types of British nationality. These are:
- British citizenship
- British overseas territories citizen
- British overseas citizen
- British subject
- British national (overseas)
- British protected person
If you’re a British citizen you can live and work in the UK free of any immigration controls. Check if you’re already a British citizen.
You may be able to apply to register as a British citizen if you have another type of British nationality.
Contact UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) if you’re not sure whether you have British nationality or not.
UKVI nationality contact centre