Residence and citizenship


We offer information, advice and help with forms:

  • temporary residence
  • permanent residence
  • naturalization (citizenship)
  • applying for British passports for naturalised Eastern Europeans
  • registration of Eastern European children as British citizens

How to use this service
In person: appointment. Book an appointment by a telephone or email.
Telephone: call 020 8741 1288 or 0800 121 4226
Email: write to 

Please note: we cannot see people without pre-booked appointments. 

Please make sure that you have ALL RELEVANT documents when you come to a drop-in surgery or to an appointment.

OISC logoWe are registered with the Office of Immigration Services’ Commissioner – level 1, reg. no. F201500954.

: immigration advice and services must be provided by registered advisers. It is a crime to give immigration advice and provide immigration services
(e.g. filling in forms) without appropriate registration! It applies even to advisers who provide these services for free.

Please note: this service is subsidized but not free and will incur a small fee.