The United Kingdom is in the process of issuing “Right of Abode” Identity cards to people with the right of abode in the UK.
This link shows who is entitled to a Right of Abode in the United Kingdom
This link explains the purpose of a certificate of entitlement to right of abode
This link explains how you can apply for a certificate
National identity card launched – November 2009
Benefits of the £30 cards include their use as a simple and universal proof of age and identity. They can also be used to travel around Europe in place of a passport.
The Identity and Passport Service will now accelerate the rollout of ID cards across the UK. Citizens in the North West will be able to apply for a card early next year and there will be full national coverage by 2012.