Can I join with dual citizenship?

BlackRambo

Swinger
I have already started the process just waiting for my British passport to arrive (I only got citizenship on the 08/05/19), but was wondering do I have to denounce my previous citizenship which is Latvian, or can I join with a dual? Cheers.
 
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I have already started the process just waiting for my British passport to arrive (I only got citizenship on the 08/05), but was wondering do I have to denounce my previous citizenship which is Latvian, or can I join with a dual? Cheers.
Probably best asking a recruiting office, I think (but I am usually wrong) you may have had to live the the UK/Eire for five years
 

BlackRambo

Swinger
Probably best asking a recruiting office, I think (but I am usually wrong) you may have had to live the the UK/Eire for five years
Yeah that’s right you do I already have cake here 14 years ago, that’s fine I just don’t know if my previous citizenship needs to be denounced thank you anyway!
 
Yeah that’s right you do I already have cake here 14 years ago, that’s fine I just don’t know if my previous citizenship needs to be denounced thank you anyway!
Personally you have had you citizenship for 14 years, I can't see a problem, Lot's of soldiers have dual nationality. Myself included. What are you thinking of doing?
 
Yeah that’s right you do I already have cake here 14 years ago, that’s fine I just don’t know if my previous citizenship needs to be denounced thank you anyway!
renounced.
cake?
 

BlackRambo

Swinger
Came, and I meant to say denounced my bad.
No I haven’t had citizenship for 14 years I have lived in Britain for 14 years, I only got British citizenship on the 8th of may this year. To specifically join the army, now it’s all moving and grooving I don’t know if I need to denounce my Latvian citizenship or not.
 
Came, and I meant to say denounced my bad.
No I haven’t had citizenship for 14 years I have lived in Britain for 14 years, I only got British citizenship on the 8th of may this year. To specifically join the army, now it’s all moving and grooving I don’t know if I need to denounce my Latvian citizenship or not.
I was under the impression you got your passport in Aug 2005, you might want to change your original post and forget everything I said
 
In my personal experience you do not need to lose a second citizenship. I had dual with German citizenship and never had a problem at any time other than a bit more of an in depth chat when sat in the chair for certain interviews.

As long as you hold a British Citizen Passport and have the right of abode in the UK do not worry.

Any documents like Latvian birth certificates get them translated into english by an officially accredited translator NOW if you have not already. This could save you problems and time in the future.

Good luck kiddo.:)
 

BlackRambo

Swinger
In my personal experience you do not need to lose a second citizenship. I had dual with German citizenship and never had a problem at any time other than a bit more of an in depth chat when sat in the chair for certain interviews.

As long as you hold a British Citizen Passport and have the right of abode in the UK do not worry.

Any documents like Latvian birth certificates get them translated into english by an officially accredited translator NOW if you have not already. This could save you problems and time in the future.

Good luck kiddo.:)
That’s really helpful thank you! Yeah I have already done all that !
 
In my personal experience you do not need to lose a second citizenship. I had dual with German citizenship and never had a problem at any time other than a bit more of an in depth chat when sat in the chair for certain interviews.

As long as you hold a British Citizen Passport and have the right of abode in the UK do not worry.

Any documents like Latvian birth certificates get them translated into english by an officially accredited translator NOW if you have not already. This could save you problems and time in the future.

Good luck kiddo.:)

Hi...........i see you have a pretty good idea about the military, please i will do like you to share with me some ideas as well. i already applied in MAY to join (NOT JUNIOR SECTION) the army (overseas applicant from Africa), 21yrs of age.............applied as a regular soldier,,,,,,,,

they responded to me and asked for my scan copy of passport..............first respond
secondly the assigned me to a screener and they sent me and initial form to feel which entails my sponsors info and more.

please here my question comes .................. whats next should i be expecting form them ?
and if i get accepted how long does it take for for me to get to the U.k. ?
 
Came, and I meant to say denounced my bad.
No I haven’t had citizenship for 14 years I have lived in Britain for 14 years, I only got British citizenship on the 8th of may this year. To specifically join the army, now it’s all moving and grooving I don’t know if I need to denounce my Latvian citizenship or not.
I joined as a dual citizen .
 
Hi...........i see you have a pretty good idea about the military, please i will do like you to share with me some ideas as well. i already applied in MAY to join (NOT JUNIOR SECTION) the army (overseas applicant from Africa), 21yrs of age.............applied as a regular soldier,,,,,,,,

they responded to me and asked for my scan copy of passport..............first respond
secondly the assigned me to a screener and they sent me and initial form to feel which entails my sponsors info and more.

please here my question comes .................. whats next should i be expecting form them ?
and if i get accepted how long does it take for for me to get to the U.k. ?
Sorry I cannot help you.

I do know it can take almost a year for the whole process of joining for a UK citizen living in the UK so I assume it will take anything upwards from that for a person from outside the UK.

How about joining the French Foreign Legion?
 

Joker62

ADC
Book Reviewer
and if i get accepted how long does it take for for me to get to the U.k. ?
All depends, flying will take a few hours, walking/driving/swimming, a little bit longer.
 
Do bear in mind that legislation varies, South Africa for example has a law that its citizens may not be members of foreign armed forces. This forced dual-national Saffers/UK serving at the time to either renounce their SA citizenship or leave. I knew two people who it affected and one chose the former option and one the latter (he wanted to leave and go back anyway so it wasn't an issue for him).
 
Do bear in mind that legislation varies, South Africa for example has a law that its citizens may not be members of foreign armed forces. This forced dual-national Saffers/UK serving at the time to either renounce their SA citizenship or leave. I knew two people who it affected and one chose the former option and one the latter (he wanted to leave and go back anyway so it wasn't an issue for him).
My countries don't have laws like that........thanks for your idea tho, i appreciate
 
Renounce = formally abandon something, eg citizenships, claims to property, titles etc.

Denounce = harshly criticize or deny something. "The UK Government denounced Iranian actions as being illegal".
 

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