British Nationality: Children:Written question - HL11310

Q
Asked by Lord Bradley
Asked on: 06 November 2018
Home Office
British Nationality: Children
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many applications for children to register their entitlement to British citizenship there have been in each of the last three years; and of those, how many have received a waiver of the fee.
Answered on: 16 November 2018

The available published information on the total number of citizenship applications and grants is published as part of the quarterly Immigration Statistics, Citizenship tables, latest edition available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-year-ending-june-2018/list-of-tables#citizenship

The table below provides figures for all registration applications (entitlement and discretionary) in the last 3 calendar years.

British citizenship applications by broad type

Year

Applications for British
citizenship

Of which: Applications for registration

2015

150,767

42,968

2016

130,995

41,158

2017

141,794

41,905

Source: Home Office, Migration Border Analysis.

Immigration Statistics year to June 2018 - table cz_01_q.

Applications for British citizenship by the applicant’s age are not routinely published.

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