British Citizenship Ceremony : Naturalisation As British Citizen : British Nationality
British Citizenship Application OR Application for Naturalisation as a British Citizen is probably the final step in becoming a British Citizen and you can apply for UK Passport once your Naturalisation or Citizenship application is approved and you have participated in Citizenship Ceremony and received Certificate of British Citizenship.
In this section we will discuss the eligibility for British Citizenship as well as different forms of British Nationality and you can qualify as a British Citizen. We will also discuss what is the process of application and how HSMP Services can help you in applying for British Citizenship. We are proud to state here that many of our clients have remained with us for the whole journey of HSMP application, HSMP Extension application, ILR application and the Naturalisation application and we are confident that we would be able to help you in your application for British Citizenship
You can apply for British Citizenship or British Nationality after you have lived in the UK for at least one year or 12 months without any immigration restriction or 1 year after UK Residency. This means that you can apply for British Citizenship after 3 years continuous stay as Spouse or Partner of some one settled in the UK or 5 years under eligible immigration categories such as Work Permit, HSMP, Tier 1, Tier 2 etc. The most important criteria for British Nationality is 12 months continuous stay in the UK after Indefinite Leave To Remain in the UK.
Journey to British Citizenship and Application for UK Passport involves following steps.
British Citizenship or Nationality Application
UK Passport Application
UK Border Agency, Home Office has announced that the Rules for British Citizenship will be changing from July 2011 and there will be provisions for Probationary Citizenship for one year before full citizenship will be granted. In view of this, if you have already been granted ILR, and if you complete 12 months after ILR before the new rules are implemented, you should submit your Naturalisation application as soon as you qualify for British Citizenship.
If you have come to this section on British Citizenship directly but do not qualify for UK Citizenship, you may be able to follow the links below to find out if you can apply for a UK Visa or Entry Clearance or Leave To Remain in the UK, under a category which leads to British Settlement and Citizenship.
If you are planning to apply under Tier 1 (General) Scheme or need to apply for Extension of your HSMP Visa, we will be happy to offer professional help. We are registered with OISC, UK as Immigration Advisors and we have been helping Highly Skilled Migrants in Immigration related matters since 2004.
What are other Tiers or Levels of UK Visas?
1. Tier 2 Visas for the UK
2. Tier 3 Visas for the UK
3. Tier 4 Visas for the UK
4. Tier 5 Visas for the UK
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If you are planning to apply under Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 4, Tier 5 or for ILR (Indefinite Leave To Remain or Naturalisation / British Citizenship, we will be happy to offer professional help. We are registered with OISC, UK as Immigration Advisors and we have been helping Highly Skilled Migrants in Immigration related matters since 2004.
Please contact us today to fix an appointment to discuss your Tier 1 Visa eligibility and application.