Individuals can apply under the UK ancestry visa category if they can prove that they are:
The individual must also be able to prove that at least one of their grandparents was born:
If the individual can prove their relationship to the relevant grandparent is in the legitimate line or not, he or she can claim ancestry.
An individual can also apply for the UK Ancestry Visa if they or their parents (through whom they are claiming ancestry) are adopted and the individual must also include in their application form, the evidence of legal adoption. Although, an applicant cannot claim UK ancestry through their step-parents.
The following applications under the category of the UK Ancestry Visa that can be submitted to the Home Office, UKBA are: