Information Sheet: Brexit 9: British Citizenship for EEA and Swiss Nationals

In light of the uncertainties following the UK decision to withdraw from the European Union (EU), some nationals of European Economic Area (EEA) countries and Switzerland are considering whether to apply for British citizenship.  This information sheet identifies when applying for British citizenship may be disadvantageous, the circumstances in which people may already have British citizenship and how EEA and Swiss nationals may become British.

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20 April 2017

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18 April 2017



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