What paperwork do I need to do once my baby is born? I am Spanish lived less than 5 years in the UK

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janah Sun 15-May-16 10:31:37

Hello!

I am pregnant!

And I have a tone of questions.

I am Spanish living in the UK (less than 5 years). My boyfriend is french living in the UK (less than 5 years) too.

What are the options for my baby? Will he be able to become a British citizen? or we will have to choose between the Spanish or the French Nationality? If so what is the process to register a baby with any other nationality than the British one?

Thank you!

J

noramum Tue 17-May-16 12:49:30

You both need to check with your respective embassies. I think, as you are here less than 5 years, your baby won't be automatically British.

IamAporcupine Wed 20-Jul-16 10:12:13

As noramum aid, your baby will not be British automatically but will be able to apply for citizenship but he will once you become 'settled' after 5 years and/or permannet residency
In the meantime you will have to get him French or Spanish nationality

Suerte!

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