Adults who are given UK citizenship must go to a citizenship ceremony.

Invitation to a ceremony

You will receive a letter from the Home Office asking you to arrange a ceremony.

To arrange a ceremony call 0117 922 2800.

We will arrange the date and time with you.

Ceremonies are held on Thursdays every 2 weeks. You must have your ceremony within 3 months of receiving your letter. Ceremonies are at The Bristol Register Office, The Old Council House, Corn Street, BS1 1JG. There is level access into the building and adapted toilets on the same floor.

Private ceremonies can be arranged at short notice for a fee of £140 (Monday to Friday only, depending on availability).