United Kingdom - Passport & Nationality - British Citizenship by Double Descent (Crown Service)
Watch this SHORT VIDEO on Crown Service and how a claim to British nationality can arise:
A Passport by Double Descent is available under this category where:
- a grandfather was born in the UK or Northern Ireland;
- the applicant was born between 01.01.1949 and 31.12.1982; AND
- the relevant parent (whose father was born in the UK or Northern Ireland) was in Crown Service at the time of the applicant's birth.
What is Crown Service?
Crown Service is normally restricted to work for the Colonial government and UK Crown (but undertaken outside of the UK) and covers the:
- British Military
- Overseas Civil Service
- Colonial Service; and
- Diplomatic Corp
This is not an exhaustive list and there are numerous other scientific, defense, communication and international organisations that would qualify.