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Please clarify the following:
Are you currently in the UK? if so for how long?
What visa are your currently on?
Is it your intention to reside perminantley in the as a family?
Not currently in UK.
Not intending to reside permanently in UK at this time, though that may be an option.
Would like a British passport as sometimes having an American passport may not be the safest situation.
US Citizen currently in America, no visa at this time.
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If you submit your application after 9th July 2012 the rules will be as follows:
1. You will need to obtain a spouse visa which will be granted to you for the period of 5 years.
2. Once you have completed the 5 years residency in the UK under a spouse visa you will be able to apply for indefinite leave to remain.
3. Once you have obtained indefinite leave to remain for 1 year then you will be able to apply for nationality.
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It is currently 3 July, 2012 - If I submit NOW, is the procedure any different?
Do I need the signature/assistance of my wife? or is the marriage license sufficient?