British Citizenship English Test (What’s Involved?)

When you are applying for UK citizenship you need to fulfil certain criteria. Part of this will be proving you meet the necessary standard of knowledge of the English language, which may require you to pass the British citizenship English test. Do you need to take the British citizenship English language test?  If you are […]

British Citizenship Application Form (How to Complete it!)

There are many different British citizenship application forms available. The main one is called the AN Form. You can download a copy of the British citizenship Application form AN from the GOV.uk website. You can also find more information on the Citizenship and living in the UK page of the GOV.uk website. Be careful that you correctly submit […]

MN1 Guide (British Citizenship for your Child)

form mn1

The following MN1 guide covers the key considerations for parents when completing your child’s British citizenship application form. If you are a parent looking to register a child under the age of 18 as a British citizen, you will need to complete the Home Office’s form MN1. Becoming a British citizen is a significant life […]

British Citizenship Test (A Guide!)

A mandatory requirement when applying to naturalise as a British citizen is that applicants pass the British citizenship test as well as having a language qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or its equivalent. Is the British citizenship test different to the Life in the UK test? The British citizenship test and the Life in […]

Do I Need to Take the Life in the UK Test?

If you are applying for British citizenship or Indefinite Leave to Remain, one of the eligibility requirements will that you have passed the Life in the UK test. Also known as the British Citizenship test, the Life in the UK test was introduced to ensure applicants have a good knowledge of British customs, traditions, laws […]

Life in the UK Test for ILR & British Citizenship

If you’re applying for UK Indefinite Leave to Remain  The Life in the UK Test is mandatory for individuals applying for UK Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR). As well as passing the Life in the UK test, ILR eligibility criteria require you to also have a speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR level or higher, or equivalent. […]

Form MN1

To apply for British Citizenship for a child, form MN1 must be completed. How to apply for British citizenship for a child using Form MN1  Form MN1 is used to register a non-British child (under 18) for British citizenship. Successful applications must show the child satisfies specific requirements as set out under British nationality law. Where […]

British Citizenship Fees

British Citizenship Fees: What are they Currently? To make an immigration, visa or nationality application to the UK Home Office, you will be required to pay the requisite fee. How much you have to pay will be determined by the type of application you are making, and whether you are making the application from within […]

Immigration Bill (How it Affects EEA Nationals)

This article was posted on 21 June 2017, before the Government announced details of settled status for EU citizens in the UK. Proposed Immigration Bill has considerable implications for EEA nationals in the UK Brexit dominated the 2017 Queen’s Speech. Among the areas cited for government focus was immigration, with new policies to be introduced […]

Life in UK Test

If you are applying for British Citizenship or Indefinite Leave to Remain, you first have to pass the Life in UK test. Also known as the British Citizenship test, the Life in UK test was introduced in 2005 to ensure applicants have a good knowledge of British customs, traditions, laws and the political system, as […]