United Kingdom - Passport & Nationality - British Citizenship by Double Descent (Crown Service post 1983)
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 after 31.12.1982; AND
- the UK-born grandfather was in Crown Service at the time of the relevant parent'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