Once your application for British citizenship is approved by the Home Office you will be invited to attend a citizenship ceremony. This is the final step on the journey to becoming a British citizen.
Full details of citizenship ceremonies are available on the Home Office website.
You must attend a citizenship ceremony if you are over 18 years old and living in the UK.
Children under 18 years old don't have to attend a ceremony but are encouraged to.
Westminster holds public group ceremonies every Monday morning. You may also arrange a private ceremony.
Ceremonies are held at Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QP.
Please contact the Westminster Register Office to arrange your citizenship ceremony.
Telephone: 020 7641 7500
Westminster Register Office is holding a special adults-only group ceremony at Westminster City Hall on Friday 28 April which includes a wine and canapes reception meet and greet with the Lord Mayor of Westminster afterwards, including a tour of the Westminster Plate Room. It will be held in the Lord Mayor’s Parlour on the 18th floor, affording a spectacular view of many London landmarks. The event starts at 3.45pm and finishes at 5.30pm approximately. There is a £30 charge to cover catering and this includes up to 2 guests per citizen.
If you have received your invitation from the Home Office and are interested, please contact 0207 641 6840 to book your place or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Numbers are limited.
Children under 18 are not allowed at this event.
You are welcome to bring two guests to celebrate this special occasion with you.
You can also arrange a private ceremony. Private ceremonies are available on weekdays and occasional Saturdays. They take place at Westminster City Hall and Mayfair Library. Please note there is a fee for this service.
|Monday to Friday (before 5pm)||£100||£110|
|Monday to Friday (after 5pm)||£110||£160|
|Home or Office Visit (weekday only)||£800||£900|