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Morning I would like to apply British passport. I

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Morning
I would like to apply for a British passport. I am a French born lady and have married in France in 1975 with a British man but then lived in England ever since.
I have been married for 27 years and have four children who are British but have been registered from birth at the French Ambassy in order to have the dual nationalities.
At the time I did not see the need to have the dual nationality but for my children I thought it was an ideal status for them.
I sadly am divorced and have taken my maiden name as my status today but I have always lived and worked in UK and will continue for the rest of my life.
I am aware now that it may be better to have dual nationality like my children so as to get my entitlements when I retire in England. I would like to have my pension and health services as I have always worked and contributed to National Insurance and Inland Revenue taxes.
Could you please help me to find out how much it will be for me to have a British passport (hopefully not costing me earth!).
I have occasionally voted for local elections but have never voted for general election and would like to have this facility now.
I am so very grateful if you could provide me with the help that I need.
Kind regards.
My email is *****@******.***
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Hello,
You first need to apply for naturalisation as a British Citizen using form AN.
The form appears here:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/application-to-naturalise-as-a-british-citizen-form-an
The fees are £1005 and you need to complete this fees form
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/415145/Master_Fees_Leaflet_2015.pdf
You will also have to give your biometrics at a cost of £19.20
I suggest that you apply through the nearest Nationality Checking Service at the local authority, see here
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/nationality-checking-service
Once your application is approved, you may apply for a British Passport, see here
https://www.gov.uk/apply-first-adult-passport/overview
Hope this helps and good luck
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Good thank you. No more query thanks.

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