Can I be naturalised as a British citizen?
This section explains some of the requirements you need to meet if you want to be naturalised as a British citizen.
The information in this section is an introduction to the requirements. Applications for naturalisation must be made using application form AN, and you must read the accompanying Guide AN before you make your application. You can download the form and the guide from the Applying section.
Please ensure that you read Guide AN to find out whether you can apply. You will need to pay a fee when you make your application - and if your application is unsuccessful because you are not eligible, we will not refund your fee.
Most applicants will need to meet the standard requirements for naturalisation. If you are the husband, wife or civil partner of a British citizen, you need to meet the requirements for spouses and civil partners.
If you meet the requirements for naturalisation, you can find out how to apply in the Applying section.
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