Applying for British Citizenship
This section will help you apply for British Citizenship.
There are many ways you can qualify to apply for British citizenship. If you are over 18 and have been living in the UK for the last five years (or three years if you are married to or a civil partner of a British citizen) you may be able to apply for naturalisation as a British citizen.
Once you know you are eligible to apply for British citizenship, there are three ways you can apply:
Once you know you are eligible and decide how to apply, you can download the form and guide. The forms you need to fill out will depend on your specific circumstances and the type of citizenship you are applying for.
The UK Border Agency has additional information that may be helpful in the form of leaflets on the types of applications for British Citizenship.
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