How do you get a British passport?
There are 5 basic requirements to apply for British citizenship through naturalisation that most candidates must meet.
- Be over 18 years old.
- Be of “good character”.
- Be currently living in the UK.
- Meet the English language requirements.
- Pass the “Life in the UK” test.
Can my Polish wife get a UK passport?
You can apply for British citizenship by ‘naturalisation’ if you: are married to, or in a civil partnership with, someone who is a British citizen. have lived in the UK for at least 3 years before the date of your application.
Can I get a British passport for free?
You can get or renew a British passport for free if you’re a British national and you were born on or before 2 September 1929. You can also use the Post Office Check and Send service for free and get free secure delivery.
Can you be refused a passport UK?
The most common cause for rejection of citizenship applications is that the person applying is simply not eligible to apply for citizenship. In 2020, 507 applications were rejected from applicants who already held British citizenship, and a further 2,928 applications rejected on eligibility grounds.
Can you live in the UK if you marry a British citizen?
Marriage to a British citizen does not grant you the automatic right to live in the UK. However, you can live in the UK if you are married to a British citizen and meet requirements such as demonstrating that your spouse has enough money to support you and that your marriage is genuine.
Who is not allowed to get a passport?
The Department of State denies a passport when there are outstanding federal or state warrants for an applicant’s arrest, or if a condition of an applicant’s parole or probation is that the individual remain in the United States. Crimes that include such restrictions include sexual offenses.
Can a British citizen have a Polish passport?
As I understand it your girlfriend/wife can have dual nationality, (Polish and British) but you yourself cannot. You could always ask the Polish Embassy. your wife would have to apply for it. TBH I see no reason why would a Brit wish to apply for Polish citizenship and passport (assuming one doesn’t live in Poland of course).
Where can I get a Polish citizenship certificate?
The decision of said office is issued in the form of Polish Citizenship Certificate, which, with other documents, is exchangeable for the Polish passport in your nearest Polish Consulate. If you decide to choose Lexmotion, we will manage your application successfully – up to the point of collection of Polish passport in your local Polish consulate.
What should I bring to Poland if my name has changed?
If your name changed when you married abroad – bring an abridged or unabridged Polish marriage certificate. Abridged or unabridged copy of your Polish birth certificate if you do not have the PESEL number.
What do I need to apply for a passport in Poland?
You can book your appointment to apply for a passport via the e-konsulat. What documents do I need to submit? A completed passport application form which you may collect from the consulate. Colour photo – read what the photo should look like. If your name changed when you married abroad – bring an abridged or unabridged Polish marriage certificate.