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Hi, my name is Ethel! I wonder if you can help me! Were scheduled

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Hi, my name is Ethel! I wonder if you can help me! Were scheduled for citizenship ceremony on 28th of June! But were booked on holiday and flying on the 10th of July! Can i still use my Filipino passport with permanent residency visa on it as it is impossible to apply and get a british passport right away! Thanks
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Senior Partner replied 4 years ago.
You can use your old passport. It is fine.
You can apply for a British one as soon as you have your naturalisation certificate but a first passport requires an interview and you cannot fast track it so you will not be able to do it before you go on holiday . It takes 6 weeks .