Q&A Categories Archives: British Passport FAQ
No, your children cannot inherit your British citizenship – that’s because you were not born in the UK.
North American UK Passport applications were centralized in Washington, DC a long time ago. In the last decade, that office was closed and they were moved to the UK. You can apply online now, though the process will take longer for you, and you will have to provide more documentation, because your last passport was so long ago.
Nothing about UK citizenship entitles you to live in the US. You’ll have to immigrate. And it’s worth noting that older age is not normally an asset when immigrating somewhere.
If you have a valid or recently expired UK passport you do not need your birth certificate. However, if your expired passport is old enough that it does not contain biometric data – i.e. it is an old blue passport – then you need your birth certificate to apply.
Your UK passport entitles you to live and work in Scotland.
Nearly all UK passports are produced in Durham, England.
That’s exactly what you should do.
You can return your passport to the agency that issued it. Or you can destroy it.
When you enter the UK, you show your British passport.
When you return to Canada, you show your Canadian passport.