I rewrote the request below to make it clearer...
My child is British but I lost her certificate (I applied for her when we were living in he UK as I had indefinite leave to remain). She received her certificate, I used it to issue her passport which was expired. I will need all the numbers from her certificate to renew the passport. I raed and applied to the UK Border Agency (in Liverpool) and today I received a letter saying hat they were unable to find a record of the grant of citizenship. How can it be possible? What shall I do?
Yes. I have the expired passports.
I do not have the letter when I applied from naturalization.
Yes. I do have evidence for both myself and my husband for the indefinete leave to remain. We both got the leave to remain in April 2006 before Melina (my young daughter was born whose certificate is missing) but after Alexandra was born (my first daughter... I have her British citizenship certificate). Here is the sequence of events:
1. Alexandra date of birth 2005 Dec.
2. Indefinite leave to remain for both parents. April 2006. I have the evidence.
3. Alexandra received her citizenship after in May 22. I have the certificate
4. Melina date of birth Feb 2008
5. Melina received her citizenship between Feb 2008 and April 2008 (I do not know the exact date). I issued a passport which shows she is British. Then, I lost the British citizenship certificate.
6. I applied for a duplicate of Melina's certificate of citizenship to UK Border Agency and I just received a letter saying hat they were "unable to find a record of the grant of citizenship".
What do I do? Is there any way I can get that certificate? Maybe apply for a duplicate again and appeal? Apply all over again? I live in the US now...
Thanks for that. I will go to the British Embassy and try to find an attorney... unless you think I can hire any attorney here.
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