This has been confusing me for years. My mom and dad were not born in the UK, but both got British Citizenship within a British overseas Territory. I was also born outside of the UK, in 1986 and have gone to University in the UK for three years. With all of this, am I eligible to gain British Citizenship through my parents at my age?
This is what the UK says:
Under current legislation, British citizenship will normally descend through one generation to children born abroad. Such children are British citizens by descent and are generally unable to transmit their citizenship to subsequent generations born abroad.
If your parents were not born in the UK then you are not British yourself even if they were.
This is where I got it from: