Citizenship

  • Demystifying immigration time restrictions in British citizenship applications

    This post focuses on the requirement to be free from immigration time restrictions.

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  • When do I need to do the Life in the UK Test?

    The Life in the UK Test is required for individuals making Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) or British citizenship applications in the UK. In this article, we will explore the requirements.

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  • Referees in British citizenship applications: why, who, what, where, when, and how

    In this post we discuss the role of referees in British citizenship (also known as naturalisation) applications.

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  • The 6 most common reasons for refusal in citizenship applications

    In 2019 almost 10,000 applications for citizenship were rejected or refused by the Home Office.

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  • No Scrapbooks: evidence of residence in the EU Settlement Scheme

    With the launch of the new public beta (trial) phase of the EU Settlement Scheme, the Home Office has updated its guidance on what evidence EU nationals need to provide in the application process.

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  • Stateless by choice?

    Under the British Nationality Act 1981, a child who is born in the UK and is (and always has been) stateless is entitled to register as a British citizen. See Schedule 2, Paragraph 3:

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