Will a previous conviction for driving affect my naturalisation application?
I have lived in UK since 1984 and have a biometric residence permit. Thinking of applying for naturalisation but have conviction for drink driving in November 1994 (£500 fine and 18 month driving ban). No other issues. Concerned about new good character requirements. Will this affect my application?
While your drink driving conviction may be considered under the good character requirements for naturalisation, it is not an automatic disqualifier. The UK Home Office assesses applications on an individual basis, taking into account factors such as the nature of the offence, the penalty imposed, and your conduct since then. It is crucial to provide comprehensive details in your application, including any rehabilitation efforts. Consulting with an immigration solicitor is advisable for tailored advice to enhance your chances of a successful naturalisation application. For more information, please contact us on 02039599123 or click here
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