- Attending a ceremony
You don't need to contact us to book a ceremony. We will write to you to invite you to your citizenship ceremony.
- What happens at a ceremony
The ceremony lasts about 45 minutes and includes:
- introduction and welcome
- new citizens will then swear or affirm allegiance to the Queen and make a pledge of loyalty
- presentation of citizenship certificate
There may be a professional photographer at your ceremony. Photographs will be available to buy on the day:
- £11 for a photograph of the presentation of your British Citizenship Certificate
- £7 passport photographs
You can pay by credit/debit card or with cash.
- Private ceremonies
Contact us on 0300 555 1392 to arrange a private Citizenship ceremony.
1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017
Venue Monday to Friday Register Office Ceremony Room £160 (includes £65 booking fee) Other venues See other ceremonies fees
1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018
Venue Monday to Friday Register Office Ceremony Room £163 (includes £66 booking fee) Other venues See other ceremonies fees