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Questions: My Father in Law was born in India but came to the UK in the 1950's where he took on citizenship and gave up his Indian Passport. He now is in his 70's and would like to live in India full time in the property that he owns there. Can he apply for Indian citizenship again and give up his UK status?                                          Answer:  Your farther in Law certainly has the option to apply for Indian Citizenship. Your father in Law has two options by which he could live in India: 1. Keep his UK citizenship, get OCI which is a lifelong visa for India. 2. The second option is what you mention, get Indian Citizenship and give up his UK status. Keeping his UK status will keep a door open for him in case he needs to return to UK. Medical facilities, benefits etc. should be taken into account before deciding to give up British Citizenship. The fastest way to get Indian citizenship is to apply under section 5(1)(f) of the citizenship act, 1955. The eligibility for applying is: A person of full age* and capacity who, or either of his parents, was earlier citizen of Independent India, and has been residing in India for one year immediately before making an application for registration. (* Full age means 18 years of age.)

Apply for Indian Citizenship On-line 

Applications to get Indian Citizenship can now be made on-line. The list of documents required is provide below:

Documentation required to apply for Indian Citizenship

1. A copy of valid Foreign Passport 2. A copy of valid Residential Permit/LTV 3. Evidence that the applicant or either of his/ her parents was a citizen of Independent India viz. copy of the Indian passport or birth certificate 4. Declaration and Oath of allegiance as specified in the form to be made before the offices specified in the Citizenship Rules, 1955 i.e. Collector/ DM/ DC 5. A copy of Bank Challan in original amounting to Rs.500/- payable towards declaration and Oath of allegiance deposited in the State Bank of India under Head No.”0070-Other Administrative Services-Other Services-receipts under the Citizenship Act To access the website to apply on-line and get more information CLICK HERE  
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438.  Quickest way to get Indian

Citizenship | Documents required for

Indian citizenship

Questions: My Father in Law was born in India but came to the UK in the 1950's where he took on citizenship and gave up his Indian Passport. He now is in his 70's and would like to live in India full time in the property that he owns there. Can he apply for Indian citizenship again and give up his UK status?                                          Answer:  Your farther in Law certainly has the option to apply for Indian Citizenship. Your father in Law has two options by which he could live in India: 1. Keep his UK citizenship, get OCI which is a lifelong visa for India. 2. The second option is what you mention, get Indian Citizenship and give up his UK status. Keeping his UK status will keep a door open for him in case he needs to return to UK. Medical facilities, benefits etc. should be taken into account before deciding to give up British Citizenship. The fastest way to get Indian citizenship is to apply under section 5(1)(f) of the citizenship act, 1955. The eligibility for applying is: A person of full age* and capacity who, or either of his parents, was earlier citizen of Independent India, and has been residing in India for one year immediately before making an application for registration. (* Full age means 18 years of age.)

Apply for Indian Citizenship On-line 

Applications to get Indian Citizenship can now be made on-line. The list of documents required is provide below:

Documentation required to apply for

Indian Citizenship

1. A copy of valid Foreign Passport 2. A copy of valid Residential Permit/LTV 3. Evidence that the applicant or either of his/ her parents was a citizen of Independent India viz. copy of the Indian passport or birth certificate 4. Declaration and Oath of allegiance as specified in the form to be made before the offices specified in the Citizenship Rules, 1955 i.e. Collector/ DM/ DC 5. A copy of Bank Challan in original amounting to Rs.500/- payable towards declaration and Oath of allegiance deposited in the State Bank of India under Head No.”0070-Other Administrative Services- Other Services-receipts under the Citizenship Act To access the website to apply on-line and get more information CLICK HERE
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