Citizenship for Commonwealth Soldiers

Discussion in 'Army Pay, Claims & JPA' started by lewiscollins, Aug 4, 2010.

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  1. Would be grateful for any information on the eligibility for commonwealth soldiers to apply for UK citizenship, time served, rules for dependants etc...

  2. Rules for dependants are in ABN 26/09. It doesn't cover the basic requirement for the soldier to qual for citizenship but implies that it is 5 years continuous service. The UKBA site seems to imply 5 years, regardless of where you served:

    Somebody ought to be along with the letter and the law, shortly.
  3. looks like the legal beagles are on block leave, I am interested in this for one of my former soldiers