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We will continue to keep residents and businesses updated about our community response hub, waste collections, and much more via our website and social media.

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Citizenship ceremonies

COVID-19 information : Monday 8 June 2020

There has been no announcement on Citizenship ceremonies recommencing and we have no further information at this point.

When these recommence, we will publish the information on this webpage.


For details of how to apply to become a British Citizen, please contact the Home Office.

When an applicant receives their letter of approval from the Home Office they should contact the Register Office to obtain details of which ceremony they may attend.

Applicants are required to attend a ceremony within three months of the approval being given otherwise they may have to make a new application.

It is also possible to arrange an individual or small group ceremony, an additional fee is chargeable for this facility.

Please contact the register office on 01628 796422 for further details and available dates and times.

The costs for a private citizenship ceremony are:

  • Monday - Friday : £165.00 per person / £309.00 per couple or family.
  • Saturday : £309.00 per ceremony (individual/couple or family).