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Citizenship Ceremonies


Under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 successful applicants will be expected to attend citizenship ceremonies. which will be held in your local community

If your application is successful you will be informed by the Home Office where your ceremony will be held. The heart of the citizenship ceremony will involve prospective citizens making an oath/affirmation to His Majesty the King and a pledge of loyalty to the United Kingdom after which a certificate will be presented. Upon receipt of your naturalisation certificate Tameside Register Office will be in contact with you to invite you to a ceremony.

Citizenship ceremonies will take place at a designated venue within the local authority area.

For further information please contact the Tameside Register Office on Telephone Number 0161 342 5032.

Application forms can only be obtained from the Home Office on Telephone Number 0151 237 5498 or contact the helpdesk on Telephone Number 0845 0105200.

For general enquiries applicants can contact the Home Office on Telephone Number 0151 237 5478.

The test of Knowledge of Life in UK requirements came into effect on 1st November 2005. Information about the test is available on Link to External Website.