Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI) no longer a problem for British citizenship application

In our blog in early February 2022 we outlined how lack of Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI) could cause problems for certain categories of EU nationals and their family members when applying for Naturalisation (British citizenship). We are glad to now provide an update that the new Home Office guidance published in late June 2022 no longer requires comprehensive sickness insurance for Naturalisation applications to prove lawful residence. Lawful Residence and…

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Comprehensive Sickness Insurance Naturalisation

How Comprehensive Sickness Insurance can trip up your application Comprehensive Sickness Insurance (CSI) has been given little thought by many EU citizens during their residence in the UK. However, it may prove a disastrous omission in many cases of British naturalisation applications by EU nationals and their family members. Lawful residence in the UK and comprehensive sickness insurance EU nationals and their family members, just like all other applicants for British…

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Recent news -Deportation appeal

Upper Immigration Tribunal appeal UK The appeal case described recently in the press perfectly encapsulates the harsh deportation policies towards foreign nationals. Polly Gordon is a 75 years old USA citizen who has lived in the UK for 53 years. She suffers from poor health and has a history of substance abuse and alcohol addiction. After she served 12 month sentence for drug related offences Home Office decided to deport…

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