You must attend a Citizenship Ceremony if your application to become a British Citizen has been accepted and you're over 18 years old.
What happens at a Citizenship Ceremony
You’ll take the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance to Her Majesty the Queen and make a Pledge of Loyalty to the United Kingdom. At the end of the ceremony, you’ll get your certificate of nationality.
People younger than 18 years old can be a part of the ceremony but there isn't a legal requirement for them to.
Where the ceremonies are held
Group ceremonies for 30 people are held weekly at The Old Courthouse, St. Albans Road East, Hatfield. You can bring 2 guests and refreshments are served afterwards.
We also do private ceremonies for £70 if you want to celebrate your British Citizenship in a more personal way.
The Old Courthouse
St Albans Road East
Call us on 0300 123 4045 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about citizenship ceremonies.
Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm.
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