How do I prove my 5 year residency for UK citizenship?

If you want to prove you’ve lived in the UK for a different 5 years

  1. tax documents – for example your P60 or P45.
  2. a letter from your employer confirming your employment.
  3. pension statements showing your employer’s pension contributions.
  4. council tax bills.
  5. mortgage statements for a house or flat.

Can I apply for British citizenship with permanent residence card?

If you have ‘permanent residence’ status You can no longer apply for British citizenship with ‘permanent residence’ status. You might still be able to apply for settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, if you have not already. You can then use this to apply for citizenship.

Is permanent residence the same as citizenship UK?

Permanent residence refers to your residence status and does not affect your citizenship. If you apply for UK permanent residence as the citizen a non-UK country, then you retain that country’s citizenship. You do not become a UK citizen through permanent residence.

Can EU citizen apply for British citizenship?

If you’re from the EU, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland or Liechtenstein. If you have either settled or pre-settled status from the EU Settlement Scheme, you already have the right to live and work in the UK. If you have settled status, you can live and work in the UK permanently – without getting British citizenship.

How long does it take to get British Citizenship after applying 2021?

After you’ve applied. You’ll usually get a decision within 6 months. You need to tell the Home Office if you change your personal details during this time.

Can I travel after applying for UK citizenship 2020?

Yes, once you have applied for British Citizenship, you can travel outside the UK while your application is pending. When you apply for British Citizenship, you can submit a full certified copy of your passport and keep your original passport with you. You can then use your original passport to travel overseas.

How much does it cost to apply for British Citizenship 2021?

The Home Office fee for naturalisation is £1,330 (including the £80 itizenship fee). The biometric enrolment fee is £19.20. The Home Office fee for adult registration is £1,206 (including the £80 Citizenship fee). The biometric enrolment fee is £19.20.

What do I need to do to get British citizenship as an EEA?

An EEA national applying for British Citizenship will need to apply for Permanent Residence or Settled Status and hold this for a year before being eligible for citizenship. These assertions are not fully confirmed and therefore may be subject to change.

How long can you stay in the UK with an EEA certificate?

The certificate is valid for five years, after which time you will be eligible to apply for EEA Permanent Residence. Possessing permanent residence means that you can remain in the UK indefinitely, and use the full range of benefits afforded to British citizens.

When do you become a permanent resident of the UK?

If you or a family member are from the EU, EEA or Switzerland, you usually get ‘permanent residence’ status automatically after living in the UK for 5 years. You need a permanent residence document that proves your status before you can apply for British citizenship.

When to apply for an EEA residence card?

If you are an EEA national that has been living in the UK for less than the five years needed to apply for EEA Permanent Residence, you can apply for an EEA Residence Card. Holding a residence card is not a legal requirement, however it does bring a number of benefits.