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There are many circumstances under which a person may be entitled to register for British Citizenship. Registration is a simpler method of acquiring citizenship than naturalisation, but only certain people are eligible for it.
Registration is normally reserved for children under 18 in the following circumstances:
However, adults in the following circumstances may also be entitled to be registered as British Citizens:
In some cases, citizenship can be gained through registration as a matter of right provided all the requirements are met. However in most cases registration is a discretionary decision and the criteria for these decisions are not fully set out in the legislation.