STATUS OF GIBRALTAR
From 1713 up to 31.12.1948, Gibraltar fell within the British Crown Dominions.
From 01.01.1949 until 31.12.1982, Gibraltar fell within the UK and Colonies. Click here for more information on the status of Citizen of the United Kingdom & Colonies (CUKC), a status achieved by birth in the Colony.
From 01.01.1983 until the present day, it was a British Dependent Territory. Click here for more information on the status of a British Overseas Dependent Territory.
Spain has had a long-standing dispute with the UK over sovereignty and claim Gibraltar is part of Spain.