Section 1 (4) of the British Nationality Act 1981 grants a child who was born in the UK and has lived first 10 years of their life in the UK. To be registered as a British Citizen. This is applicable regardless of the parent’s status in the UK.
The applicant child should not have travelled outside the UK for more than 90 days in any of the given 10 years.
The child will need to prove that they have been present in the UK for the first 10 years of their life in order to be eligible to make an application.
Fees and decision on the application
The application fee for such application is £1012 and an additional £19.20 is to be paid for biometric information to be taken.
Usually, within 6 months decision is announced but sometimes it may take longer as well and if more information of the child is required, the same will be notified to the applicant.
If you are looking for professional assistance with this application you can contact Visa and Migration Ltd on 02034111261
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