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Am applying for my British passport in may this year, but

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Am applying for my British passport in may this year, but got a got disqualified a year for drink driving in November. Is that gona affect me in getting my passport? Thanks
Assistant: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the UK government? What country do you live in? What is your citizenship?
Customer: Am living in uk.
Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer about this?
Customer: No pls
Assistant: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's all pls
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 7 months ago.

Hello,

What is your nationality?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Ghanaian
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 7 months ago.

Are you applying for naturalisation as a British Citizen or a British Passport?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Naturalisation pls
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 7 months ago.

The guidance states as follows:

"An applicant will normally be refused if they have received:

a non-custodial sentence or other out-of-court disposal that is recorded on their criminal record which occurred in the 3 years prior to the date of application"

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Meaning
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 7 months ago.

You should wait for 3 years before applying.

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