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Reduce UK citizenship fees to £372

Submitted by Matteo Preabianca on Friday 12th November 2021

Published on Thursday 18th November 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Wednesday 18th May 2022

Current Signatures: 249
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Government ~ Home Office ~ italy ~ Money ~ People ~ The Home Office ~ UK Government ~ US ~ Very High

Petition Action

Reduce UK citizenship fees to £372

Petition Details

We want the UK Government to reduce fees for applying for UK citizenship from more than £1000 to £372 (which is what it costs the Home Office to process the application).

Additional Information

The fees for UK citizenship applications are very high, more than £1000.

This is a huge financial burden for people who have been in the UK for years and contributing to our society.

It's also a huge amount of money compared to what other countries charge:
US - about US$725
Italy - about EUR 300

Therefore we ask the UK Government to reduce the fee to £372 (application processing cost).

If the Home Office refuses to do this then they should tell us why it costs so much.


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