This section provides details on how to apply for naturalisation as a British citizen. Applications for naturalisation should be made using application form AN. Before you make an application, you should ensure that you have read the section on eligibility. You need to be aged 18 or over to apply for naturalisation, if you are under 18, you should read the section on registering a child as a British citizen.
Before you make your application for naturalisation you should read guide AN - naturalisation as a British citizen. This guide provides full details of the requirements you need to meet and how to complete the application form. You will need to confirm on the application form that you have read and understood the guide.
This page provides details of how you can demonstrate knowledge of language and of life in the United Kingdom; you will need to do this before you make your application for naturalisation.
This page provides details of how to complete the application form AN.
This page provides details of the documents you need to provide to us to support your application. The page includes a document checklist you can download to make sure you send us all the documents we need.