Nationality checking service

Our officers are authorised to check and forward completed citizenship applications to the Home Office. We review and photocopy all the documentation to support your application.

Our nationality checking service cannot provide advice on nationality matters. If you need advice on nationality applications visit the UK Border Agency or call the nationality group helpline on 0300 123 2253.


We have appointments from Tuesday to Thursday at the City Chambers.

Book by contacting 0131 529 2600  or


Fees are non refundable.

  • Single adult fee £88
  • Couple £153
  • Family of four £214
  • Child under 18 £55

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