What do I need to know about how to apply for British Dual Nationality?
In order to be eligible to make a successful application for Dual Citizenship in the UK, you will need to have lived in the UK with Indefinite Leave to Remain for five years.
As with an application for full British Citizenship, an application to gain British Dual Nationality in the UK will also require the applicant to complete and pass a ‘Life in the UK’ test. You must also meet the English Language requirements, proving that you can communicate in English to a competent level.
If you want to gain British Citizenship for a child born abroad, there are certain processes which you must go through.