Applying to register a child as British

Fees for registering

From April 2018 it costs £1012 to register a child as a British citizen.

Get advice before you apply so you do not lose your money if you application fails.

the Government – fees for British citizenship from April 2018

Forms for registering

Most people – form MN1

the Government – a guide to Form MN1

the Government – Form MN1

Stateless people born outside the UK – Form S2

Use this form if you are applying to register someone who

  • is a stateless person, and
  • was born outside the UK and outside the British Overseas Territories, and
  • was born after 1 January 1983

the Government – stateless people

the Government – a guide to Form S2

the Government – a Form S2

Stateless people born inside the UK – Form S3

Use this form if you are applying to register someone who

  • is a stateless person, and
  • was born inside the UK or inside a British overseas territories, and
  • was born after 1 January 1983

the Government – a guide to Form S3

the Government – a Form S3

Unmarried parents – Form UKF

Use this form if you are applying to register a child

  • born before 1 July 2006 and
  • you and the child’s other parent were not married when they were born

the Government – a guide to Form UKF

the Government – Form UKF

Child used to live in UK – Form T

Use this form if your child

  • used to live in UK but does not now, and
  • lived in the UK for the first 10 years of its life, and
  • was born after 1 January 1983

the Government – a guide to Form T

the Government – Form T

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