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British Citizenship and Naturalisation

There are strict rules governing who is eligible for British citizenship. Generally, applicants are eligible to apply for British citizenship following a period of Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. Unless they are already British citizens by descent, all adults must register or naturalise in order to earn British citizenship.

UK Citizenship Requirements

Applicants who are married to a British Citizen must:

Applicants who are not married to a British Citizen must:

Alternatively, individuals who were born between 1961 and 1983 to a British mother may be eligible to register straight away as a British citizen.