One other question regarding the subject. I would prefer to be able to gain British citizenship "Not by Descent" if possible. I would then be able to pass citizenship to my children "By Descent" which can only be done to one generation.
My mother was born in 1927 in Alexandria, Egypt. She became a British Citizen on marriage to my father.
I am sorry that my previous answer was referring to my maternal grandmother.
My mother was already a UK citizen. She was born in Ilford, Essex in April 1949.
On reading the information on the UK Border Service website, I believe that an adoptive father actually counts the same as a natural father.
I am hoping that I will be able to apply for Citizenship other than by descent from my mother, for the reason I stated above.
Thank you for the answers.
My father was a UK citizen at the time of my birth. You mentioned that I can apply straightaway for a British Passport. Should I still apply for proof, or register, for UK Citizenship as I was born and live in Canada. I will not require a passport at the present time, but would like to be sure of my citizenship.
I have checked, and received a reply from the UK Border Agency website about documentation. Original copies are requested, yet on some applications by people living in the UK, notarized copies are acceptable. Do I need to send original documents?
Once again thank you. I just need to confirm a couple of things. I will apply for a passport, and If I do receive it, does this mean that I can work in the UK with no Visa or time limit.
My husband is a neurosurgeon resident in Canada as is thinking of applying for a Fellowship in the UK. Would he still need a working Visa with time limits, or would he enter the UK under different rules since his spouse would be a UK citizen.
Thank you. You have been most helpful. I will do the rating now.
Once I receive my passport, I would like to register my 3 year old daughter for citizenship. What would be the best category/form to do this.
She was born in Ontario, Canada.
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