Nationality Checking Service and Citizenship ceremonies

How much will it cost?

The Nationality Checking Service fees are as follows:

  • a single application for an adult (over 18) is £70
  • an application for a child (under 18) is £35

We accept most major credit or debit cards (not Diners Card or American Express). Credit card payments will incur a surcharge of 1.8%. If you pay by debit card there will be no surcharge. Your card details will be taken at the time of booking the appointment.

Fee policy cancellation rights

Under the Consumer Contracts (Information Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 you have the right to cancel the appointment and receive a full refund of the fee you have paid to us if you do so within 14 calendar days.

If your appointment is held within the 14 day period these cancellation rights will end when you attend the appointment.

Payment made by credit card will incur a surcharge of 1.8%.

Appointments may only be re-arranged at the discretion of the service.

The service reserves the right to postpone / move appointments due to circumstances whereby an officer is not available to provide the service or in an emergency.

There will be no refund for non-attendance of if the appointment is abandoned by the Checking Officer because the criteria for the application are not met.

Furthermore, fees will not be refunded in the event that your application is either refused by the Home Office or is withdrawn by you.

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