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The Ancestry Visa option is for citizens of Commonwealth countries who have a grandparent who was born in the UK, including the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.
Please note that the grandparent need not still be alive for the applicant to be eligible.
Start your application today for an Ancestry Visa
Successful Ancestry Visa applicants are given 5 years to live and work in the UK. After 5 years in the UK, you may be eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain and then later UK Citizenship. Individuals who currently hold ancestry visas valid for 4 years may apply from within the UK to extend these.
Find out if you qualify for a UK Ancestry Visa.
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