Northern Somaliland (now part of Somalia)
STATUS OF NORTHERN SOMALILAND
Somaliland (the northern part of modern-day Somalia) was a British Protectorate from 1898 until 25.06.1960.
Click here for more information on the status of a British Protected Person (based on birth in a British Protectorate).
The area in the south was an Italian territory from 1889.
From 26.06.1960, the Protectorate became independent and six days later, on the 01.07.1960 joined with the south to form Somalia. It is considered a foreign country for UK Nationality purposes.