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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

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Leicestershire is now in national lockdown – here’s the latest information on our services. You can find more information about restrictions at gov.uk/coronavirus

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Citizenship ceremonies

If your application to become a British citizen has been successful you will need to book a citizenship ceremony.

When you receive your invitation you must swear or affirm an oath, and make a pledge of allegiance at a citizenship ceremony within 3 months. This is a legal requirement and if you miss the deadline you may have to apply again.

Information we need from you:

  • details from the invitation sent to you from the Home Office
  • names of your guests (up to 2 adults, plus children)

What to bring on the day:

  • the original invitation sent to you from the Home Office
  • photographic ID

Booking a ceremony

Citizenship Ceremonies are held at Leicestershire Register Office, Anstey Frith House at County Hall. For more information or to book a citizenship ceremony please call us.

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