Citizenship Ceremonies

Under the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, anyone wanting British citizenship must attend a citizenship ceremony. New citizens must take an oath or affirmation of allegiance to the Queen and make a pledge of loyalty to the United Kingdom

How do I book a citizenship ceremony?

If your application has been successful, the Home Office will contact you to invite you to attend a citizenship ceremony. Blaenau Gwent Register Office offers those who have successfully applied to become a British citizen the opportunity to attend a Citizenship ceremony at the Register Office in Blaenau Gwent. Find parking details and register office opening times.

Where should I go for the ceremony?

Please check your ceremony invitation letter sent to you by the register office. This confirms the date, place and time of your citizenship ceremony.

How much does a citizenship ceremony cost?

The fee which you pay to the Home Office when applying for citizenship includes the cost of the ceremony.  This is normally conducted in groups to reinforce the community nature of citizenship.

You can discuss your citizenship ceremony by contacting Blaenau Gwent Register Office.