New Fee Regulations for British Nationality

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01 January 2004


The British Nationality (Fees) Regulations approved by Parliament in December 2003 came into effect on 1 January of this year.

The new table of fees for certain British nationality applications is as follows:

Matter in respect of which fee is payable Amount of fee ()
Applications made to the Secretary of State
1. Application under the 1981 Act, except an application under section 5, for registration as a British citizen, British overseas territories citizen, British Overseas citizen or British subject:
(a) by a person of full age 85
(b) by a minor 144
2. Application for naturalisation as a British citizen or British overseas territories citizen under section 6(1) or 18(1) of the 1981 Act 150
3. Application for naturalisation as a British citizen or British overseas territories citizen under section 6(2) or 18(2) of the 1981 Act 146
4. Application for registration as a British citizen under section 1 of the 1997 Act
(a) by a person of full age 85
(b) by a minor 144
Things done in Great Britain and Northern Ireland
5. Arrangement of a citizenship ceremony (including the administration of a citizenship oath and pledge at the ceremony) 68
6. Registration of a declaration of renunciation of British citizenship, British overseas territories citizenship, British Overseas citizenship or British subject status under sections 12, 24, 29 or 34 of the 1981 Act 81
7. 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 or the 1997 Act 20
8. Administration of a citizenship oath, or oath and pledge (where not administered at a citizenship ceremony) 5

Furthermore, citizenship ceremonies have also commenced and are required to be attended by new British citizens.

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