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Category: UK Immigration Law
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My parents were born in Sri Lanka in 1930 and 1939. At the

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My parents were born in Sri Lanka in 1930 and 1939. At the time Sri Lanka was a British colony. Will they qualify for a UK passport? So that they can travel to EU and Ireland without any visa.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: UK Immigration Law
Expert:  INC replied 5 years ago.



Did your parents subsequently obtain Sri Lankan Nationality?


Many thanks,

Customer: replied 5 years ago.


Yes. They always remained Sri Lankans. But before the independence they were techicaly British subjects as I understand; And all the other Sri Lankans born before the independent from Briton.

Expert:  INC replied 5 years ago.



If your parents have obtained Sri Lankan Nationality, they would have ceased to have become British Subjects and as such, would not be entitled to claim British Citizenship.


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