I have lived in UK from 2001 till 2008, My son was born in UK in 2008 and we have left for Pakistan when my son was 5 months old.Does he acquire right to become a British Citizen.as according to immigration law states in MN1 documents It clearly states that "British Citizenship otherwise than by descent
A child born in the UK to parents one or both of whom are
British citizens, or
are settled in the UK at the time the child is born, or
members of the UK armed forces
is automatically a British citizen otherwise than by descent and does not need to be
Please guide me accordingly as i want to sent him to peruse his studies in UK as a British National.
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Thank you for your enquiry.
It is important for us to know what your immigration Status was at the time your son was born in the UK in order for us to provide you with an answer to your question.
If at the time of your son's birth you were either a British citizen or held indefinite leave to remain in the UK, the your son is entitled to British Citizenship by BIRTH - as per section 1 of the British nationality Act 1981.
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Posted on Thursday, 01 June, 2017