I was born in the USA to a British mother and American father in 1986, but they were never married. According to gov.uk…
You might be a British citizen
However, you might not be a British citizen if both the following apply:
- you were born before 1 July 2006
- your parents weren’t married when you were born (and aren’t married now)
Both of those apply to me, but I’ve been told it may depend on which parent was British.
I’m almost 29 now, and I would love to solidify my dual-citizenship and get a UK passport. Is this possible, and if so, what steps must I take?
(I’ll be in the EU later this year, so if I need to do anything in person, I will have that opportunity.)