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Citizenship

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 26 November 1981

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17.

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the present average length of time taken to determine applications for United Kingdom citizenship.

The current average time taken to determine an application for registration is 12 months for an entitlement case and 2 years 4 months for a case where registration is at discretion. The average time taken to determine an application for naturalisation is 1 year 8 months.