United Kingdom - Passport & Nationality - British Overseas Citizen (BOC) - Father Pre 49 ETJ-12(4)
An applicant has a potential claim to British Overseas Citizenship (known as BOC) where in this rare set of circumstances:
- born before 1 January 1983;
- born to a father who was born before 1 Januuary 1949 in a country where the British Crown exercised Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (or ETJ); AND
- the father's paternal grandfather was born in the UK.
Where the applicant has the Right of Abode, this BOC status can be upgraded to full British nationality.