Tag: British citizenship

  • Lost Life in the UK Test Letter

    Lost Life in the UK Test Letter

    Applying to naturalise as a British citizen? Or in the process of applying for indefinite leave to remain? Lost your Life in the UK test letter? Here’s a guide on what to do next.

  • Refusal of British citizenship

    Refusal of British citizenship

    Tips to Avoid the 3 Main Reasons for a Refusal of British citizenship When Jodi contacted us, she had received a refusal of British citizenship from the Home Office. She was understandably upset because she had indefinite leave to remain and, based on her understanding of the law, she appeared…

  • Brexit, Settled Status & EU Nationals

    Brexit, Settled Status & EU Nationals

    The UK government has set out its negotiation position with the European Union (EU), on the future status of approximately 3 million EU nationals currently exercising Treaty rights in the UK. The published information provides an outline of the government’s position on a ‘new settled status’, but is very short…

  • Brexit & EU citizens in the UK

    Brexit & EU citizens in the UK

    What is the UK government’s position on the future rights of EU citizens living in the United Kingdom (UK), as Brexit negotiations get underway? Earlier today, Prime Minister Theresa May updated Parliament on the European Union (EU) summit and her proposals for EU citizens in the UK. Those with 5…

  • Top 10 Q&A on British Citizenship

    Top 10 Q&A on British Citizenship

    Over time, I have received many questions from individuals seeking guidance on how to apply to become a British citizen. With that in mind, I have collated the top 10 questions and answers on all aspects of British citizenship.

  • Top 10 Questions on the Life in the UK Test

    Top 10 Questions on the Life in the UK Test

    Passing the Life in the UK test, or as some people call it, the British citizenship test, is a key requirement for settlement and British citizenship applications. Yet it is one of those areas that seem to raise the most questions (and resentment) from applicants. Here, we answer the top…

  • Permanent Residence to British Citizenship: Is it Worth the Hassle?

    Permanent Residence to British Citizenship: Is it Worth the Hassle?

    You have applied to the Home Office for your Permanent Residence card. Post Brexit, is it worth making an application to become a British Citizen? That depends.

  • Successfully applied to become a British Citizen? Here’s what you must do next!

    Successfully applied to become a British Citizen? Here’s what you must do next!

    Congratulations! Your application to become a British Citizen has been successful and you have the Home Office letter to prove it. You have contacted the local council to arrange your attendance at the citizenship ceremony and invited your nearest and dearest to witness you becoming a British national. At the…

  • Brexit: What next for EU nationals?

    Brexit: What next for EU nationals?

    Following Brexit, it can feel as if the road ahead has been closed to EU nationals. But it doesn’t have to be. I must have drafted and redrafted this article so many times since the British public voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union (EU) on 23 June…