How do I apply for British citizenship or another form of British nationality?
This section provides details of how you can apply for British citizenship, British overseas territories citizenship, British overseas citizenship or British subject status.
You should make sure you have read the relevant part of the eligibility section before you make your application. You will need to pay a fee when you make your application. If you make an application for registration and it is unsuccessful because you are not eligible, we will not refund your fee.
Information about the application process
This page providesdetails on how to apply under the category relevant to you.
This page provides details of the fee that you need to pay when applying for British citizenship.
This page explains how to apply for british citizenship or nationality. There are three ways to apply if you are in the United Kingdom.
This page provides details of where you should send your completed British citizenship application form.
This page provides details of the current waiting times for British citizenship applications.
This page provides details of what you can expect from us while we are processing your application and what we expect from you.
This page provides details of the citizenship ceremony that anyone aged 18 or over is required to attend when they become a British citizen.
This page provides details of the oath of allegiance and the pledge you will need to take if your application is successful.