The Immigration Rules recognise the following as majority English speaking countries:


Antigua and Barbuda                       Guyana    

Australia                                              Jamaica

The Bahamas                                     New Zealand

Barbados                                             St Kitts and Nevis

Belize                                                    St Lucia

Canada                                                St Vincent and the Grenadines

Dominica                                             Trinidad and Tobago

Grenada                                               The United States of America


The UKBA will include the Republic of Ireland for Citizenship by Naturalisation purposes and review whether any other additions are required.

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