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Nationality checking service

Where to find us

All Nationality Checking Service appointments take place at :

Chester Register Office
Goldsmith House
Goss Street

How we can help

If you are applying to become a British citizen we can help you with our nationality checking service.

Our specially trained and accredited staff can check your completed application form and then copy and certify all your original documents such as passports and birth certificates.

This means that you can retain your original documents while your application is being considered at the Home Office.   

How to book an appointment

Before you book your appointment, please check that you are eligible to apply with the Home Office.

When you book your appointment, there is a non-refundable booking fee, which will be deducted from the total amount you pay.

To make a booking or to find out more please telephone: 0300 123 7037 
or email:

Fees to 31 March 2015

These fees do not include the Home Office fees.

Type of application

Booking Fee


Total Fee(including
booking fee)


Adult who submits a single application (one fee)




Husband and wife living together who apply at the same time (one fee)




Husband and wife (and up to two children)




One parent and up to two children




One parent and up to three children




Additional children on parents application


£24 per child


One or more children under the age of 18 who apply separately from their parents


£24 per child

 Please make all registration cheques payable to Cheshire West and Chester Council.