Former American actress Meghan Markle, now wife of British Prince Harry, he missed the opportunity to obtain a British passport because he did not live in the UK long enough.
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Asked to live in the UK for three years before applying for citizenship and legally obtaining a British passport, informa The Daily Mail.
Under Home Office rules, Meghan could have gotten it by November 2020. But the move to the United States made it happen. more than 270 days outside the UK, canceling this possibility.
Meghan can still apply, but it will take much longer and he would have to return to the UK to do so.
When the former actress first met Prince Harry, the palace confirmed that his girlfriend she intended to become a British citizen.
In 2017, sources close to her claimed that Meghan would apply for citizenship like anyone else, and that the Home Office would not track her down quickly.
However, in June 2019, Harry and Meghan announced their plans to abandon their duties as members of the British royal family and cease to be Dukes of Sussex.
The couple acquired a residence in Santa Barbara, California, where they currently live with their son Archie. Last November, the couple’s popularity reached its lowest level ever recorded in the UK.
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Source: Sputnik News