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I was born in London , I have a British PASSPORT,therefore

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I was born in London , I have a British PASSPORT,therefore I am a British Citizen.
I have one biological son who also have a British passport ,he too is a British Citizen.
I also adopted two children in outside UK . The adoption took place legally in Nigeria
Pls are my two adopted children not entitle to becoming British Citizen with Their own British a Passport?
What step should I take to make this possible as is causing problem in my household
The law says both biological and adopted should have equal right.
Thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Hello,

As Nigeria is not a convention country, you will need to apply for an adoption order in the UK courts to complete the adoption process before your adopted children will be entitled to British passports.

I would suggest that you see a Family lawyer who deals with adoption orders to assist you in making an application in the UK.

Hope this helps
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