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Naturalisation: Applications

Question for Home Office

UIN 79379, tabled on 22 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of naturalisation applications received by her Department were decided within six months in England in each of the last five years.

Answered on

25 November 2021

All naturalisation applications received by the Home Office are considered and decided by officials located in England.

The Home Office is committed to routinely publishing data as part of the Migration Transparency data quarterly release. The data can be found on at:

The available data includes performance against the six-month service standard for all citizenship application decisions submitted to the Home Office.

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