The four most common errors in British citizenship applications
Our director, Nick Nason, reviews around 3 British citizenship applications a week. This is his list of problems areas most commonly encountered by clientsRead More
The 6 most common reasons for refusal in citizenship applications (2022 update)
In the year ending September 2022, around 8,000 applications for citizenship were rejected or refused by the Home Office. This post looks at the main reasons for these refusals with a view to assisting applicants avoid common pitfalls or issues.Read More
Demystifying immigration time restrictions in British citizenship applications
This post focuses on the requirement to be free from immigration time restrictions.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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:Read More