Thanks for yoru question.
The UKBA will normally register any child born before 1 July 2006 to a father who is a British citizen father under section 3(1) if the requirements below are met:
In these circumstances, registration under section 3(1) of the British Nationality Act would be at the discretion of the UKBA, if they think it is reasonable under the circumstances.
To be satisfied of the child's paternity they would usually expect you to provide:
If you are unable to provide the above evidence, they will normally accept that a man is the father of a child if:
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Thanks. I am a little confused by line 5 under requirements section. You mention there that 'satisfied that if the parents were married'. Does this mean that I would have had to be married to the mother or have I misunderstood this?
If I ignore that line it seems that I can get a British passport for my daughter provided I can prove paternity.
You can ignore that line as you were never married to the mother. Thus, your daughter should be able to obtain a UK Passport.
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