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I was born in Bermuda, and still reside there. My mother was

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I was born in Bermuda, and still reside there.
My mother was born and raised in England to British parents before marring my father and moving to Bermuda.
I would like to apply for a British Passport that will give me the right of abode in England.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Thomas replied 1 year ago.

HI

What was your mother's date of birth please?

Where and when was your father born please?

Tom

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Mother was born, August 4th 1928 in Birmingham ,
Father was born October 3rd, 1926 in Bermuda
Expert:  Thomas replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

Thanks, ***** ***** the delay.

Final questions, when were you born please?

Was your father married to your mother?

Tom

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
I was born October 7th. 1958.
Yes my mother and father were married in England
Expert:  Thomas replied 1 year ago.

Hi

Thanks for your question. I will try to help.

Your is a complicated situation because before 1983 mothers could not automatically pass on their citizenship.

This means that you are not automatically a UK citizen.

However, because of the manifest unfair nature of the rule there is an allowance that persons in this situation can apply to register as UK citizens. If successful they receive a certificate of registration as a UK citizen and can thereafter apply for a UK passport.

The requirements are confirmed in the following document at page 4.

You would appear to meet these on the basis that you would have to become a Uk citizen in 1983 if your mother were able to pass on her citizenship and because your mother was a UK citizen and also your grandparents.

The application form is contained on the following page:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/application-to-register-as-a-british-citizen-form-ukm

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Kind regards,

Tom

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