Private life – under 18 – not UK-born

We use questions and answers to help you work out if this is the best route for you.

 

Question

Have you lived in the UK for 10 years or more?

 

 

Answer 1 Yes I have lived in the UK for 10 years or more

You can apply to register as a British citizen.

You do not have to get Indefinite Leave to Remain first.

Choose Registering a child as a British citizen below.

 

Answer 2 No I have lived in the UK for less than 10 years

Your rights to stay permanently in the UK are restricted because you were not born in the UK.

This is a complicated area of the law.

Get advice. Choose Find a local adviser below.

 

Registering a child as a British citizen

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