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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.
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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.
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