An individual, who is a British national Citizen (BOC), may be eligible to register as a British person under one of the following criteria:-
You may be able to register for British citizenship if you have lived continuously and legally (without breaking British laws) in the UK. You will need to meet the following requirements: -
With regards to lawful residence, time spent in detention, or periods of work on diplomatic trips or as a member of the military will be not count as time away from immigration control (unlawful residence).
Having resided in the UK for a period of 5 years, lawfully and continuously registration for British Citizenship on the basis of the Crown or similar service is also possible if: -.
It is very important to note that British Citizenship on the basis of service to the Crown is only possible in an exceptional circumstance. This therefore means that, in under to be granted British citizenship under this route, you will need to show the following: -:
If you are looking to register as a British citizen as an overseas person with no nationality, the following requirements will need to me met.
You must make sure that you are not already a citizen before you make an application for nationalization because it is a possibility for individuals to be citizens or nationals of a country without ever holding a passport or having been issued one by the authorities of that country.