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Nationality checking service

If you are applying for British citizenship we can check your application for validity, copy and certify your original documents and send it on your behalf to the Home Office by secure mail.
  
Booking an appointment
 
Please call 0113 222 4408 if you would like to make an appointment. We will take your contact details and a qualified advisor will call you within 10 working days to book your appointment. 
 
What does it cost?
  • £70 per adult application
  • £30 per child application
You will need to pay the checking fee when we call to make your appointment. This is a non-refundable fee.
 
In addition to our checking fee you will also need to pay the Home Office for processing your application. We will forward your payment to the Home Office with your application.
 
Home Office fees may be paid by a credit/debit card or a cheque made payable to The Accounting Officer, Home Office. We cannot send cash to the Home Office.
 
Where will my appointment be?
 
Leeds Register Office
City Centre One Stop
2 Great George Street
Leeds
LS2 8BA

Frequently asked questions

Can I change my appointment date?

​Appointments can only be changed once and you must give at least 48 hours notice. We cannot refund your checking fee if you do not attend your appointment.

How do I qualify for British Citizenship?

​For information on the qualifying criteria for British Citizenship please visit the Home Office website.

Home Office

How long will my application take?

​Information regarding processing times for applications is available on the Home Office website.

Home Office

Where can I get a British Citizenship application form from?

​This is available to download from the Home Office webiste.

Home Office

Can you give me advice on nationality?

​We are not able to give you any advice about immigration or nationality or act for you after you have completed your application. Please consult your your legal advisor or contact the Home Office or the Office of the Immigration Services Commisioner directly.