Applying for a British passport

There are certain situations in which you can apply for a British passport. If you are eligible, our immigration solicitors can help you submit your application and can answer any questions you may have along the way.
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Who can apply and when

If any of the below applies to you, we can help you apply for your British passport:

  • You have naturalised as a British citizen
  • You are an overseas or overseas territories British citizen
  • You are a British subject
  • You are a British national living overseas
  • You are considered a ‘protected person’

If you have naturalised as a British citizen, there is no waiting period in place for submitting a British passport application. This means you are able to apply immediately after you have been to your citizenship ceremony.

Our immigration team will be able to determine whether you are eligible to apply for a British passport and help you with your application if you are.

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Benefits of getting a British passport

There are a range of benefits which come from being a British passport holder, such as:

  • Having ease of travel in Commonwealth countries
  • Being in possession of one of the top twenty most powerful passports in the world, meaning that you have visa-free entry to 185 countries
  • Having your rights internationally recognised as the exact same as a British-born citizen

Getting your British passport may also feel like the final step of your naturalisation process if you have come to the UK as a non-EEA and Switzerland national.

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How we can help

If you want to apply for your British passport, turn to our immigration team for help. While the application may seem straightforward it can be costly to make mistakes, so why not leave it to us to handle?

We can answer any questions you have, and will explain every step of the process to you so you are always in the know. Contact us today for thorough, and expert advice.

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Stephen

excellent service kept fully informed through every step of the claim . would recommend these people 1st class

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Anonymous

I first contacted AWH in december and booked my consulation with Shayeda. I didn’t wait long for an appointment and was given very professional advice and the appointment was thorough. Shayeda brought me the print outs and showed me everything I needed for my application. Both Shayeda and Cathryn were very helpful throughout my application. I received a very professional service from AWH and they have alot of knowledge & would recommend them for your immigration matters.

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My wife and I were both very pleased with the service we received.Very professional and knowledgeable staff. A superb result all round. Many thanks to all the staff who helped us, especially Shayheda and Cathryn

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Starting the process couldn’t be more simple!

  • Contact us Contact us Get in touch however suits you best and arrange a consulation with one of our solicitors
  • Meet an expert Meet an expert You’ll meet the expert solicitor assigned to your case and discuss all the necessary details
  • Authorise Authorise Once we’ve got all the details of your case and you’re happy to proceed, just give us the go-ahead
  • We get to work We get to work It’s time for us to get to work! We’ll set up your file on our system and get to work right away
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