British Citizenship - QualitySolicitors can help

Applying for British citizenship is an option for some foreign nationals but as with any process, there are restrictions you need to know and be aware of. The specialist citizenship lawyers at QualitySolicitors make certain you are fully informed – so if you decide to proceed with your application you have the very best chance of a successful outcome.

British citizenship – or British naturalisation – can be applied for by anyone with permanent resident status provided you have spent a certain amount of time living and working in the UK. You can also apply in other circumstances – for example, if you have a British-born parent. Whatever your situation, knowing the various criteria that apply is important. As this varies, our specialist lawyers make certain they understand your individual circumstances so that your application has the best possible chance of a successful outcome.

QualitySolicitors’ lawyers are amongst the very best in the UK. Their extensive experience makes your citizenship application as straightforward as possible. Every lawyer takes time to understand your situation fully. We explain legal processes simply using plain words. You will be clear about your options, likely timescales and costs. And importantly, you know that our lawyers can be trusted to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

If you would like to know more about British citizenship, take your free first step by contacting us on 08082747557 today.


You can apply for British citizenship if you have lived in the UK for 5 years and have had one of the following for 12 months: Indefinite leave to remain in the UK, Settled status (also known as indefinite leave to remain under the EU Settlement Scheme), Indefinite leave to enter the UK (permission to move to the UK permanently from abroad).

If you are married to a British citizen, then you do not need to wait for 12 months to apply.

There are multiple requirements to become a British citizen, as a specific time period lived in the UK; it is usually 5 years if you have settled status, prove your knowledge of English, passed the life in the UK Test, be of good character and intend to continue living in the UK.

In general, The UK home office aims to process most applications within Six months. However, it varies from individual case to case.

In most cases, British Citizenship automatically passes to children if they have at least one British parent. If any parent has British Citizenship by birth or naturalisation, the children will usually be British citizens by descent. Or the child was born after the parent had settled status or indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom.

It is important to note that the rules for British Citizenship can be complex and can change according to different circumstances. It is recommended to consult with our immigration solicitor for guidance.

Yes, it is possible to lose British citizenship If the Home office believes that a person obtained their citizenship on the basis of fraud and false representation.

In addition, a dual nationality individual can also opt to renounce his/her status as a British citizen and can give up the British Passport.

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