United Kingdom - Passport & Nationality - British Citizenship by Naturalisation Application
It is possible to apply for Naturalisation as a British Citizen if you have spent a qualifying period on Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK (or Northern Ireland). If you are unsure about whether you qualify for Naturalisation in the UK, then read more about:
Alternatively, determine whether you qualify by completing our FREE Online Assessment.
Applying for Naturalisation as a British Citizen
An application for British Citizenship by Naturalisation must take place in the UK.
The application must:
- Be completed on the correct application form;
- Be addressed to the correct authority in the UK;
- Be signed by the applicant as being correct;
- Include the application fee (if applicable);
- Be accompanied by evidence in support of the application
If any error is made with the application, then your application can be refused and you could lose your application fee.
The successful applicant must attend a Citizenship Ceremony in their local council area as a final act of acquiring citizenship.
To find out whether you qualify for Naturalisation as a British Citizen, take a couple of moments to complete our FREE Online Nationality Assessment: