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Applying for British citizenship

How to apply for British citizenship and book a citizenship ceremony.

If you are thinking of applying for UK residency, see our Brexit guidance for the latest advice on how the UK leaving the EU may affect you.

Apply for British citizenship

Find out about the process of applying for British citizenship.

Book a citizenship ceremony

Find out about citizenship ceremonies including how to book one and how they have changed due to COVID-19.

Brexit: rights of residents from the EU

Find out how Brexit will affect the rights of EU residents.

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