Cyprus Citizenship by Descent for Adults

(a) Persons of Cypriot origin who were born before 16/08/1960 may submit an application on form M. 71 or 72 and attach their birth certificate.

(b) Persons of Cypriot origin, regardless of the place of their residence, who were born after 16/08/1960 should submit applications on form M.123 (in duplicate) and attach their birth certificate.

(c) Persons of Cypriot origin, born either before or after 16/08/1960, who are British citizens or citizens of any commonwealth country who are legally residing in the Republic of Cyprus for a period of one year they may apply on form M.124 (in duplicate) and attach their birth certificate, a good character certificate issued by the police and a photocopy of their passport.

Ask Philip Gamble whether you (or your children) have a claim to British nationality.

Learn more about these routes to British Nationality: is a specialist UK Nationality and British Citizenship site offering an online search and assessment. Claims to hold a British Passport can be complex and the site offers a quick, simple search to give you the answers. While many people qualify for the UK Ancestry Visa based on holding a Commonwealth passport with a UK born grandmother or grandfather, we have found that if you have a grandparent born in the UK, or if your mother is British or your father is British, then there are several scenarios where you can claim British Nationality and the right to hold a British Passport. This stems from Britain’s collection of British Colonies, British Protectorates and British Protected States in the middle of last century and the Nationality rules concerning what are now the countries of the Commonwealth.