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The Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2018

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Fees for applications, processes and services relating to nationality

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2.—(1) Tables 19 and 20 specify the amount of the fees for the specified applications, processes and services relating to nationality.

(2) The fees specified in Table 20 are subject to paragraph 3 (multiple declarations of renunciation of British citizenship).

Table 19 (Fees for applications relating to nationality)

Number of feeType of applicationAmount of fee
19.1Fees for applications for naturalisation
19.1.1Application for naturalisation as a British citizen.£1,250
19.1.2Application for naturalisation as a British overseas territories citizen.£1,000
19.2Fees for applications for registration where the applicant is an adult
19.2.1Application for registration as a British citizen under the 1981 Act, where the applicant is aged 18 or over at the time the application is made.£1,126
19.2.2Application for registration as a British citizen under the 1997 Act, where the applicant is aged 18 or over at the time the application is made.£1,126
19.2.3Application for registration as a British overseas territories citizen, where the applicant is aged 18 or over at the time the application is made.£901
19.2.4Application for registration as a British overseas citizen, where the applicant is aged 18 or over at the time the application is made.£901
19.2.5Application for registration as a British subject, where the applicant is aged 18 or over at the time the application is made.£901
19.2.6Application for registration as a British protected person where the applicant is aged 18 or over at the time the application is made.£901
19.3Fees for applications for registration where the applicant is a child
19.3.1Application for registration as a British citizen under the 1981 Act, where the person in respect of whom the application is made is a child at the time the application is made.£1,012
19.3.2Application for registration as a British citizen under the 1997 Act, where the person in respect of whom the application is made is a child at the time the application is made.£1,012
19.3.3Application for registration as a British overseas territories citizen, where the person in respect of whom the application is made is a child at the time the application is made.£810
19.3.4Application for registration as a British overseas citizen, where the person in respect of whom the application is made is a child at the time the application is made.£810
19.3.5Application for registration as a British subject, where the person in respect of whom the application is made is a child at the time the application is made.£810
19.3.6Application for registration as a British protected person, where the person in respect of whom the application is made is a child at the time the application is made.£810

Table 20 (Fees for applications, processes and services in connection with nationality)

Number of feeType of application, process or serviceAmount of fee
20.1Fees for applications in connection with nationality
20.1.1Application for the amendment of a certificate of registration or naturalisation other than where the amendment is required to rectify an error made by the Secretary of State.£250
20.1.2Application for a certificate of entitlement where the application is made in respect of a person who is in the United Kingdom at the time that the application is made.£372
20.1.3Application for a certificate of entitlement where the application is made in respect of a person who is outside the United Kingdom at the time that the application is made.£388
20.1.4Application for a letter or other document confirming a person’s nationality status or that a person is not a British citizen, where the fee is not specified elsewhere in these Regulations.£250
20.2Fees for processes in connection with nationality
20.2.1Application for the review of an application for a certificate of registration or naturalisation, or for a certificate of entitlement, which has been refused by the Secretary of State.£372
20.2.2The process used to take a record of a person’s biometric information for the purposes of an application for registration or naturalisation(1).£19.20
20.3Fees for services in connection with nationality
20.3.1Registration of a declaration of renunciation of British citizenship under section 12 of the 1981 Act(2).£372
20.3.2Registration of a declaration of renunciation of British overseas territories citizenship under sections 12 and 24 of the 1981 Act(3).£372
20.3.3Registration of a declaration of renunciation of British National (Overseas) status under section 12 of the 1981 Act and article 7 of the Hong Kong (British Nationality) Order 1986(4).£372
20.3.4Registration of a declaration of renunciation of British overseas citizenship under sections 12 and 29 of the 1981 Act.£372
20.3.5Registration of a declaration of renunciation of the status of British subject under sections 12 and 34 of the 1981 Act.£372
20.3.6Registration of a declaration of renunciation of the status of British protected person under article 11 of the 1982 Order(5).£372
20.3.7The supply of a certified copy of a notice, certificate, order, declaration or entry given, granted or made under the 1981 Act, any of the former nationality Acts (within the meaning of section 50(1) of the 1981 Act), or the 2007 Act.£250
20.4Fees for services in connection with citizenship ceremonies and citizenship oaths
20.4.1The arrangement of a citizenship ceremony (including the administration of a citizenship oath and pledge at the ceremony).£80
20.4.2The administration of a citizenship oath (or citizenship oath and pledge), where the citizenship oath (or citizenship oath and pledge) are not administered at a citizenship ceremony or by a Justice of the Peace.£5
(1)

A person is required to provide biometric information for the purposes of an application of this type pursuant to Part 2A of S.I. 2003/548 which was inserted by S.I. 2015/738; there are other amendments to S.I. 2003/548 but none are relevant.

(2)

Section 12 was amended by paragraph 74 of Schedule 27 to the 2004 Act.

(3)

Section 24 was amended by section 2(2)(a) and (b) of the Overseas Territories Act.

(4)

S.I. 1986/948 as amended by section 2(3) of the Overseas Territories Act.

(5)

S.I. 1982/1070, article 11 was amended by section 2(3) of the Overseas Territories Act and S.I. 1983/1699.

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