Becoming a British Citizen

British Citizenship allows you to live and work in the UK without a visa.

Standard Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be over 18 years of age;
  • Be of sound mind;
  • Intend to continue living in the UK, or to continue in Crown service, the service of an international organisation of which the UK is a member, or the service of a company or association established in the UK;
  • Have sufficient proficiency in the English, Welsh, or Scottish Gaelic language;
  • Have sufficient knowledge of life in the UK;
  • Be of good character; and
  • Meet the residential requirements

Residency Requirements:

  • 5 year continuous residence in the UK before the date of your application;
  • Not spent more than 450 days outside of the UK during this 5 year period;
  • Not spent more than 90 days outside of the UK in the year before applying; and
  • Have been living within the laws of the UK Immigration Rules during the entirety of this