Becoming a British Citizen represents a life-long dream for many people who have chosen to make Britain their home. At Solicitors Guru, we can assist you in making that dream come true by matching you with the right solicitor. You can find a solicitor near you in just a few minutes by searching our directory. Read more
The most common way to become a British Citizen is to apply for naturalisation. The process is the same for both EU nationals and non-EU nationals, with one exception; EU citizens must have a Permanent Residence Card, which they can apply for after five years in the UK as long as they have been exercising their EU Treaty rights (ie through working, studying, self-employment or are financially self-sufficient.
Non-EU nationals must have attained Indefinite Leave to Remain to be eligible to apply for naturalisation.
If your application is successful, you will be invited to attend a citizenship ceremony.These are organised by your local council.You can bring along two guests and the fee is currently £80.
You can use Solicitors Guru to find an immigration solicitor who specialises in naturalisation and British Citizenship.Many of our solicitors undertake legal aid work. Simply browse or search through the website for an immigration law expert in your area. Each law firm has a ranking and former clients have been provided with the opportunity to leave a comment detailing the type of service they received.
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