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A British national, or United Kingdom national, is a person who possesses a class of British nationality. This include anyone who is a:

All British nationals, except for British protected persons, are Commonwealth citizens. For European Union purposes, only British citizens, British Overseas Territories citizens connected with Gibraltar, and British subjects with right of abode in the United Kingdom are considered European Union citizens. Additionally, while British citizens connected with the Channel Islands and Isle of Man are considered EU citizens, they are specifically excluded from enjoying freedom of movement in other EU countries.[1]


  1. ^ "United Kingdom national" (PDF). Home Office. Retrieved 18 May 2019.