United Kingdom - Passport & Nationality - British Citizenship by Double Descent (Nyasaland - Ireland)
This unique set of circumstances could lead to an application for full British nationality. It requires the following set of requirements:
- Applicant born in Nyasaland (the former name of modern Malawi) before the end of the Federal period (31 December 1963);
- The applicant's father born in a country that was an independent Commonwealth country at the time that the applicant was born;
- The applicant's mother was born before 1949 in a territory that was a former British Protectorate, Protected State, Mandated or Trust Territory on the day that Nyasaland gained its independence (i.e. 6 July 1964); AND
- The applicant's maternal grandfather was born in Ireland before 31 March 1922.