If you are at least 18 years old and have been granted indefinite leave to remain or have acquired a right of permanent residence in the UK, you may be eligible to apply for British Citizenship by Naturalisation. In this post we answer some of the questions that are most frequently asked by individuals who wish to apply for British Citizenship by Naturalisation.
British citizenship gives you the right to live and work in the UK permanently, without any immigration restrictions.
You need to prove that:
However, if you’re married to a British citizen or in a civil partnership with one, you only need to prove that:
Firstly, you can prove your English proficiency by having either:
Secondly, to prove your life in the UK knowledge, you must have successfully completed the Life in the UK test at a UK test centre by booking a test through Gov.uk
According to The policy on nationality: Naturalization as a British citizen by discretion, a discretion may be exercised for absences of 100 to 180 days if:
To see the requirements of being a good character for your application, you can check The Good Character Guidance, which is a non-exclusive list of candidates who do not have good character. Caseworkers would evaluate the following variables in the ten years prior to the application before making a decision: