Is nationality checking service still available?

Is nationality checking service still available?

We no longer provide a nationality checking service. From 1 January 2019, all nationality checking is done by the UK Visa and Citizenship Application Service (UKVCAS) rather than local councils.

How do I check if someone is a British citizen?

How do I know whether my British parent is a Citizen or not? You need to look at your parent’s passport to see what it says on it. Check whether or not the passport says “citizen” and, if it doesn’t, note the code that is listed on the passport. That code will tell you the type of nationality.

How can I check my British citizenship status?

If you have any questions about British citizenship you will need to contact the citizenship and nationality enquiries team on 0300 123 2253 from Monday to Thursday between 9am to 4:45pm and Fridays, 9am to 4:30pm. You can also email them at [email protected]

Is naturalisation the same as citizenship?

Naturalisation is the legal process by which a person changes their nationality. The criteria and process have changed over the years but for successful applicants the end result has been the same: that person is granted the same legal rights and status of a natural-born British citizen.

How much is UK citizenship fee?


Fees category Old fee New fee from 6 April 2021
Naturalisation [footnote 5] £1,330 £1,330
Naturalisation British overseas territory citizens £1,000 £1,000
Nationality registration as a British citizen – adult [footnote 5] £1,206 £1,206
Nationality registration as a British citizen – child [footnote 6] £1,012 £1,012

How can I check someone’s citizenship status?

Contact the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services at (800) 375-5283. Request to speak to an officer, and provide the name of the individual and her birth date to learn her citizenship status. The officer may ask why you are searching for this information.

Is the Birmingham City Council nationality checking service still available?

Birmingham City Council has ceased to provide the Nationality Checking Service and customers can now apply online via GOV.UK.

Where can I apply for citizenship in UK?

From 9 November 2018 the majority of customers will complete their applications online then attend 1 of 57 new service centres in the UK named UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services, managed by a commercial partner, Sopra Steria.

Are there any public library services in Birmingham?

Library services in Birmingham are operating in line with national and local government guidance. Safety is our top priority. Please be aware that services may be subject to change as local COVID-19 circumstances develop.

Is the Birmingham Register Office Open to the public?

Birmingham Register Office is open to the public for the registration of births, the taking of notices of marriage and Civil Partnership and ceremonies. On arrival for your appointment, you may be required to queue outside the building. Please take necessary precautions in case of adverse weather conditions.

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