The Nationality Checking Service (NCS) is a partnership between UK Visas and Immigration and local councils in England and Wales.
It allows those people applying for British citizenship to make their applications at a local office, a full list of participating authorities can be found on the UK Visas and Immigration website. You can make your application through any participating local authority irrespective of where you live.
Our nationality checking service can help you with your application for British Citizenship. We can do this by checking your forms and documents before sending them to the UK Visas and Immigration. Applicants will be seen by a trained advisor, who will check to ensure applications are completed correctly and have been submitted with all the necessary supporting documents such as passports, certificates and proof of English proficiency.
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Valuable documents will be photocopied and certified, allowing those using the service to keep their passports and other important documents, rather than sending them to the Home Office. The completed applications will be forwarded to the Home Office by special 'Next day delivery' post.
How do I use the Pembrokeshire Nationality Checking Service?
What happens during your Nationality Checking Service appointment?
During your appointment
All applications will be forwarded to the Home Office by special 'next day delivery' post.
You must take original documents to your appointment. Photocopies are not acceptable.
Pembrokeshire County Council cannot provide advice on nationality matters. If you require advice you can contact UK Visas and Immigration Contact Centre on 0845 010 5200. Advice and information is also available on the UK Visas and Immigration website https://www.gov.uk/becoming-a-british-citizen
How much does the checking service cost?
Type of Application
Adult (over 18)
Child (under 18)
Pembrokeshire Register Office is registered with the Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner (OISC), an independent body established by Parliament, which regulates organisations offering services of this kind.
JCAP - Joint Citizenship and Passport Process
We have recently started to offer applicants the opportunity to use a new service that allows you to submit your passport application at the same time as your citizenship application. At present, once your citizenship application has been processed and you have attended your citizenship ceremony, you then have to make a separate application for your passport. If you choose to make the passport application at the same time as your citizenship application, we will check that the form is filled out correctly and arrange for your application to be sent to the passport office. Once you have been granted your citizenship, the passport office will process your application without you having to contact them separately.
The additional cost for checking passport applications is £15.00 per person. Application forms can be collected from the Post Office or via the www.gov.uk website.
If you use this joint service
Pembrokeshire District Register Office
1 Cherry Grove
Tel 01437 775176
Fax 01437 779357
Opening hours - Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Limited free 2 hour parking is available behind the Register Office