Citizenship ceremonies

People who have made a successful application for Naturalisation or Registration are formally welcomed in to British citizenship in a citizenship ceremony.

We hold group ceremonies on a Wednesday morning at 9.30am. You have to register before the ceremony and you must be at the register office at 45 Beavor Lane, Hammersmith at 9am.

Private ceremonies can be booked from Monday to Saturday.

£106 per adult - Monday to Friday

£135 per adult - Saturday

How to book your ceremony

A group or private ceremony can be booked by calling 020 8753 2140. You will need your Home Office reference number.

The ceremony

Group ceremonies are attended by the Mayor or Civic Dignitary who will present you with your Naturalisation Certificate after you have said your Oath and Pledge.

A professional photographer is present at each group ceremony and they will capture your special moment when your receive your certificate confirming your new status as a British citizen. The photographs will be available to buy and take away immediately after the ceremony.

Each citizen can bring two guests to a group ceremony and up to 40 guests to a private ceremony.

Parking

We regret we are unable to provide car parking.

Important information

Your Naturalisation Certificate is a legal document and is proof of your new status as a British Citizen. Please do not laminate it as it will become invalid. Please keep it safe as a replacement costs approximately £95 and is only available from the Home Office. Issuing of a new certificate can take up to three months.

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