British Citizenship by Automatic Acquisition
British nationality law provides that many people automatically acquire British citizenship by law. This can be done without having to make any form of application. If you have British citizenship by Automatic Acquisition you will have the right to enter. Also, you will be able to reside in the United Kingdom free of immigration restrictions. In order to qualify for British Citizenship by Automatic Acquisition, you must show that you are a British citizen. This can be by the operation of law.
British nationality law can be complex. Your precise circumstances are different from those of every other person. This means, for example, that you may have a claim to British citizenship by Automatic Acquisition. Even if one or more of your siblings has not.
– To have been born in the UK on or after 1 January 1983. Also, at the time of your birth, either your mother or your father was a British citizen. Or can be settled in the UK.
– To have been born outside the UK on or after 1 January 1983. Also at the time of your birth, either your mother or your father was a British citizen. Otherwise than by descent; or
– To have been born before 1 January 1983 and immediately before that date to have been a Citizen of the UK and Colonies with a right of abode in the United Kingdom.