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Because of how the Constitution of Uganda determined how Citizenship was granted, Ugandans with parents or grandparents born OUTSIDE of Uganda have a possibility of being granted one of the five forms of British Nationality. This is because of the protection offered to British Subjects born or resident in Uganda before Independence.

In particular, and because of the large numbers involved, Ugandans with Indian ancestry (parents or grandparents born in India) have a higher likelihood of being granted automatic British Nationality.

STATUS OF UGANDA

Uganda (but not including Bunyoro) was a British Protectorate up until 09.10.1962. Bunyoro became part of this British Protectorate from 1933.

As from 09.10.1962 up to the present day, Uganda was a independent Commonwealth country.  

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Learn more about these routes to British Nationality:

WhatPassport.com 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.