Passportia – British Citizenship Specialists

We help people to acquire or prove British Citizenship and get a British Passport, often through an ancestral or residential link with the UK or British colonial territory. You may be eligible if you were:

Recent changes to the law have created many more opportunities for children to acquire British citizenship through a father or mother, including adopted children and children of unmarried parents. There are hundreds of ways to potentially qualify through a parent or grandparent or colonial connection. Each situation has to be assessed individually.

Some Examples of People who may Qualify for British Citizenship

Examples include a person who was:

  • born to or adopted by a parent who was born, adopted or naturalised in the UK or a British territory
  • born to a parent who was born after 1948 and that parent’s father was born, adopted or naturalised in the UK or a British territory
  • born after 1948 to parents who married before 1949 and your father’s father was born or naturalised in the UK or a British territory
  • born between 1949 and 1982 in a territory under British jurisdiction and your grandfather was born or naturalised in the UK or a British territory
  • born between 1949 and 1982 and your parent was born in a territory under British jurisdiction, and that parent’s father was born or naturalised in the UK or a British territory
  • born to a parent who was registered as a British citizen or citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies
  • born, resident or naturalised in a British territory before it became independent and either
    • your parent or grandparent was born or naturalised in the UK or another British territory
    • your parents were born outside the independent country
    • your parents did not marry each other before independence
    • you failed to acquire citizenship of the independent country
  • born before 1983 to a parent in the category above
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Examples in Southern Africa include a person:

  • born, adopted, registered, naturalised or resident in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia) or Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) or Nyasaland (Malawi) before independence
  • born in South Africa between 31 May 1962 and 1982, with a grandfather born, adopted or naturalised in the UK or a British territory
  • born in South West Africa (now Namibia) before 31 May 1962 with a grandfather born, adopted or naturalised in the UK or a British territory
  • born before 1983 to a parent in a category listed above
  • naturalised in South Africa before 1949 and who emigrated before 2 September 1949.
  • (a woman) born or naturalised in South Africa before 1949 and who married before 2 September 1949 a man born outside South Africa

How Passportia Works

Our most popular service is a comprehensive evaluation and report, prepared with the help of AI. Here, we ask you as our client, to provide details of your ancestry and residence for us to determine your eligibility. The report is usually ready within 10 working days.

We will email the report to you, plus a proposal and quotation should the evaluation yield a positive outcome. Our aim is to make the application as simple as possible for you. You would be working closely with our dedicated British caseworkers to ensure success of the application. 

As part of our representation, you will be issued with a personalised document checklist, and we will handle all the administration. Following the decision by the relevant government department, you would receive your citizenship certificate and/or passport.

To find out if you qualify for British nationality complete the form below!

PASSPORTIA IS

  • A citizenship law specialist
  • Successful with complex claims
  • Supporting multiple countries
  • Fast, flexible and precise

About Passportia

I am very grateful for all your excellent work on my complicated case for British citizenship. My British passport arrived last week, and will make a huge difference to my life. I publicly recommend you to others. Thank you again.

F.J. - London, UK, 2015