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Can a dual polish and British citizen coadopt a Nigerian

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Can a dual polish and British citizen coadopt a Nigerian child with her NIgerian citizen husband
JA: What steps has she taken? Has she filed any paperwork with the UK government? What country does she live in? If different, what is her citizenship?
Customer: None yet
However, Nigeria is on the restricted list in the UK GOV website She plans to coadopt ONLY as a Polish citizen
JA: Has she talked to a lawyer about this?
Customer: No Only read through the UK GOV website
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Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 10 days ago.
Good e
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 10 days ago.

evening I am Lawyer Ak and I will be assisting you today.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Ok
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 10 days ago.
As Nigeria is currently on the restricted list then she would only be able yourself without your husband.
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Please, I don't understand your answer to my Q.
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Can the wife who is a dual citizen CO ADOPT with her husband,a Nigerian citizen only as Polish citizen without using her UK citizenship?
Wife is resident in the UK
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 10 days ago.

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Expert:  LawyerAk replied 10 days ago.

to clarify is there any reason you are not using your British citizenship?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Hullo
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 10 days ago.
You can co adopt as you have permanent residence in the U.K. however is there any reason your not using your British citizenship.
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Nigeria is on the restricted list for adoptions in the UK GOV website
Husband is resident in Nigeria and a Nigerian citizen.
Wife is mainly resident in the UK and is a dual citizen of Poland and the UK.
Prospective child is in NigeriaCan the wife co adopt with her spouse as a Polish citizen since the UK restricts adoptions in Nigeria?
That's the Q.
Since Nigeria is on the restricted list, can she use her polish citizenship ONLY or she should not at all since she's resident in the UK.
That's the Q.
Please, check the UK GOV website for more details
Expert:  LawyerAk replied 10 days ago.
Since she is resident in the U.K. she should not use her polish citizenship only. She can apply as a dual national.