Gwynedd Council arranges and administrates citizenship ceremonies in Gwynedd on behalf of the Home Office.  The citizenship ceremony is the final part of the application process to become a British citizen. 

All applicants aged 18 or over who have applied to become a British citizen must take an oath at a citizenship ceremony within 3 months of their application of becoming a British citizen being approved. 


How to apply to become a British citizen?

To make an application to become a British citizen, you will need to contact the Home Office.  Please visit the UK Border Agency website (external link) for further information.


How to arrange a citizenship ceremony?

If you live in Gwynedd and receive a letter from the Home Office advising you that you need to arrange a citizenship ceremony, call us on: 01766 771000.


When are citizenship ceremonies held in Gwynedd?

The ceremony usually takes place on a monthly basis at Caernarfon Registry Office. For further information or to arrange a ceremony, call us on: 01766 771000.


Further information

For further information regarding making an application to become a British citizen, please visit the UK Border Agency website (external link)

If your enquiry is regarding the citizenship ceremony, contact us on 01766 771000.