UK Visas and Immigration Updates

Guidance on applications for a document confirming a right of residence of a family member of a European Economic Area (EEA) national.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Use the Assisted Digital service if you need digital support to complete your immigration application online.
These full terms and conditions explain the applicant’s obligations and what they can expect when booking and taking the Life in the UK test.
Apply to get your money back for the Life in the UK test or to make a complaint about a problem with booking or taking the test.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance on applications for a document to confirm a right of residence in the UK for a family member of a European Economic Area (EEA) national.
List of libraries in England that offer the Assisted Digital service.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance and information on administrative and criminal powers for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance on administrative processes around a bail hearing.
Policy guidance on the appeals process from the Immigration Act 2014.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance on how ex-gratia payments are managed and resolved, and how actual and non-financial losses are assessed by UK Visas and Immigration, Immigration Enforcement and Border Force.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Indonesia for your visa application.
List of tests and test centres approved by UK Visas and Immigration to show that applicants have the required level of English for their visa.
Keep the details you used to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme up to date - your mobile phone number, email address, name and identity document.
Letter from Home Secretary Sajid Javid to Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Immigration Rules archive: 21 January 2019 to 31 January 2019
List of libraries in England that offer the Assisted Digital service.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance on how to apply for a visa for the UK in China.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Welsh communications materials that employers can use to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance on managing the deportation of families of foreign offenders.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
This guidance deals with how article 8 ECHR cases are considered when deporting a criminal.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 11 December 2018.
Guidance for enforcement officers considering immigration status and deciding enforcement action, including curtailment.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the Philippines for your visa application.
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer the European passport return service.
The community leaders toolkit equips community groups and local authorities with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
The employer toolkit equips employers with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
This notice is provided in accordance with data protection legislation which incorporates the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
List of local authorities in England that offer the European passport return service.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
A list for employers to check if their staff have the right to work in the UK.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
In the event of no deal, EU citizens will be able to enter the UK to visit, work or study after 29 March 2019. For stays longer than 3 months, European Temporary Leave to Remain will be required.
Guidance for EU citizens coming to the UK to visit, study, work or join family if the UK leaves the EU with no Brexit deal.
This explains the transitional immigration arrangements for EU citizens arriving in the UK after free movement has ended if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Contact details for UK Visas and Immigration immigration compliance and enforcement teams.
This code of practice sets out the prescribed checks that employers should conduct to avoid a civil penalty in the event of illegal working.
How to apply for a student sponsor licence.
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
How to carry out right to work checks, why you need to do them, and which documents you can use.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance on how UK Visas and Immigration processes information supplied as part of customer research surveys.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
How UK Visas and Immigration staff consider claims on the basis of family life or on the basis of private life, on a 10-year route to settlement.
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or to extend your stay.
Guidance and information on administrative and criminal powers for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance on how short-term student applications for entry clearance or leave to enter are considered.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance on processing applications for an administrative review.
Guidance on transferring or referring a case to another unit.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Immigration Rules archive: 10 January 2019 to 20 January 2019
Immigration Rules archive: 10 January 2019 to 20 January 2019
Guidance on public funds foreign nationals can claim.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration detects illegal workers.
The employer toolkit equips employers with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance advising staff in competent authorities how to deal with victims of human trafficking.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
The document sets out the key findings of the second test phase of the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme during the public test phase and pilot.
Guidance on processing applications for an administrative review.
Find out how and when to apply for settled status after the UK leaves the EU.
How to apply for an administrative review under the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of libraries in England that offer the Assisted Digital service.
List of local authorities in England that offer the European passport return service.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
How to provide evidence that you’ve been living here if we can’t confirm this through an automated check of UK tax and some benefits records.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Information about who is eligible to take part in the public test phase running from 21 January 2019.
Guidance on how staff can prevent an individual from becoming an overstayer while they are awaiting or appealing a decision.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Sri Lanka for your visa application.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance on assessing the good character requirement in nationality applications.
From 2 November 2018, the way you make an application for settlement, citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work will change for some applicants.
Form to register a child under 18 as a British subject: form MN4
Guidance on how staff can prevent an individual from becoming an overstayer while they are awaiting or appealing a decision.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications from people to enter or remain in the UK under Tier 4.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications in the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category of the PBS.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance on assessing the good character requirement in nationality applications.
Guidance on transferring or referring a case to another unit.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Immigration Rules archive: 01 January 2019 to 09 January 2019
Compare visas to visit, work, study or join a family member already in the UK. How to apply and what the decision on your application means.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy for Tier 4 (General) Student and Tier 4 (Child) Student applications to stay or come to the UK.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 4 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a student.
Home Office response to a report on its approach to the identification and safeguarding of vulnerable adults.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
This is the full guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on visa applications under Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent).
Form to apply for a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) endorsement review.
Objection and appeals notice guidance for drivers who are found with clandestine entrants in their vehicles by UK Visas and Immigration.
Form to apply for UK Visas and Immigration's civil penalty accreditation scheme for hauliers.
10 steps to an effective system for drivers to prevent illegal immigration.
Use this checklist to help secure your vehicle to stop people using it to enter the UK illegally.
Code of practice which sets out procedures to be followed by drivers and companies to prevent people using their vehicles to enter the UK illegally.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
The Home Office has awarded New Asylum Accommodation and Support Services Contracts (AASC) following an open and fair procurement exercise.
Information on the Windrush scheme for Commonwealth citizens and others who have been in the UK for a long time and are worried about their immigration status.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your visa application.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Information about applying for a UK visa in the USA, including applying online, paying fees, additional services, visa application centres and posting application forms.
Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants).
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
General student visa (Tier 4) - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Form to tell UK Visas and Immigration about changes since you arrived in the UK.
Immigration Rules archive: 05 November 2018 to 31 December 2018
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Parent of a Tier 4 child visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Guidance on inviting applicants to volunteer evidence to demonstrate a biological relationship, including DNA evidence.
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Wales that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of local authorities in England that offer the European passport return service.
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme pilot.
Examples of how EU citizens eligible to take part in the pilot can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme and the status they will get.
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Information for EU citizens and their families taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
How to provide evidence that you’ve been living here if we can’t confirm this through an automated check of UK tax and benefits records.
Information for EU citizens and their families taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
Information about who is eligible to take part in the EU Settlement Scheme pilot running from 1 November to 21 December 2018.
General student visa (Tier 4) - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Policy statement on transferring unaccompanied children under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Sri Lanka for your visa application.
A policy equality statement on contact centre procurement within UK Visas and Immigration.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 20 December 2018.
Most EU citizens will need to apply to continue living in the UK after it leaves the EU. Use this tool to find out what you need to do and when.
A policy equality statement on increasing the immigration health surcharge.
After successful private pilots of the system, the next testing phase of the EU Settlement Scheme is now opening more widely.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
How UK Visas and Immigration staff consider claims on the basis of family life or on the basis of private life, on a 10-year route to settlement.
Chapter 8 of the immigration directorate instructions which deals with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
Apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you are living in the UK. You can now apply online.
Most EU citizens will need to apply to continue living in the UK after it leaves the EU. Use this tool to find out what you need to do and when.
Guidance on how ex-gratia payments are managed and resolved, and how actual and non-financial losses are assessed by UK Visas and Immigration, Immigration Enforcement and Border Force.
The future skills-based immigration system white paper sets out the government's plans to introduce a new single immigration system, ending free movement.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
Home Office response to a report on the family returns process by the Independent Family Returns Panel for 2016 to 2018.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance on applications to register as a British citizens submitted by or on behalf of British nationals.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
This policy explains how support can be provided to members of the Windrush cohort with an urgent, exceptional need in advance of a Windrush compensation scheme.
Information on the Windrush scheme for Commonwealth citizens and others who have been in the UK for a long time and are worried about their immigration status.
Letter from Home Secretary Sajid Javid to Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC).
Parent of a Tier 4 child visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Form to apply to extend stay in the UK and get a biometric immigration document as a Tier 1 dependant.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Employers will be able to rely on an online Right to Work Checking Service to demonstrate compliance with illegal working legislation.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Form to extend your existing visa under Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or to switch into it from another immigration category.
Form to apply to extend stay in UK under Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) and to get a biometric residence permit.
Form to extend stay in the UK as the partner or dependent child of someone who is settled here or who is a refugee or under humanitarian protection.
This code of practice sets out the prescribed checks that employers should conduct to avoid a civil penalty in the event of illegal working.
Form to apply to extend your stay in the UK on the basis of long residence.
Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants).
Form to extend your stay in the UK for human rights claims, leave outside the rules and other routes not covered by other forms.
Form to apply for an extension of stay or indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you were refused asylum but given another type of permission to stay in the UK.
Form to apply to stay in the UK on the basis of your family life as a partner, parent or dependent child or on the basis of your private life in the UK.
Guide for sport governing bodies about the code of practice for sponsoring sportspeople.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 11 December 2018.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 11 December 2018.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Information on the Windrush scheme for Commonwealth citizens and others who have been in the UK for a long time and are worried about their immigration status.
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you are a victim of domestic violence.
Form to request UK Visas and Immigration reconsiders a decision to refuse your visa application. This form is for people outside the UK.
Guidance for criminal investigation officers about bail and refusal of bail by criminal courts and police officers.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Information for EU citizens and their families taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
Home Office response to a report on an inspection of country of origin information.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
The employer toolkit equips employers with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration uses evidential flexibility when considering applications.
The community leaders toolkit equips local authorities and community groups with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
The community leaders toolkit equips community groups and local authorities with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Asylum policy guidance on how the Home Office process and assess asylum claims for Calais leave.
This guidance is aimed at Home Office staff handling judicial review challenges.
Guidance on application forms and procedures for immigration applications and claims.
Information for EU citizens and their families taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
Examples of how EU citizens eligible to take part in the pilot can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme and the status they will get.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
From 2 November 2018, the way you make an application for settlement, citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work will change for some applicants.
Guidance on authority levels for decisions on nationality applications.
Come to the UK for private medical treatment - what visa to apply for, what to do when you travel to the UK
What to do if you're visiting the UK to do research - what visa to apply for, what to do before you visit
Information about applying for a UK visa in the Occupied Palestinian Territories – including information for residents of Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza.
Data on Immigration Enforcement activities of historical interest.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) customer service operations.
Data on Home Office transaction explorer activities.
Data on Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority applications.
Cross cutting staffing data for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration Enforcement (IE).
Data on Her Majesty's Passport Office application volumes.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration asylum activities.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration temporary and permanent migration activities.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration international operations.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme pilot.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of authorised institutions for Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur).
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Information about who is eligible to take part in the EU Settlement Scheme pilot running from 1 November to 21 December 2018.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Welsh communications materials that employers can use to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Richard Alcock conducted an independent internal review of the government’s policy on requirements to provide DNA in visa and asylum cases.
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer the European passport return service.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance notes about sponsoring contractual service suppliers and independent professionals under Tier 5 (International Agreement).
Immigration Rules archive: 01 November 2018 to 04 November 2018.
Immigration Rules archive: 01 November 2018 to 04 November 2018.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
The Home Office has published a review of settlement applications by Tier 1 (General) migrants, which found refusals under paragraph 322(5) were correct.
Operational instruction relating to earnings discrepancies and applications by Tier 1 (General) migrants.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Form to apply for an extension of stay or indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you were refused asylum but given another type of permission to stay in the UK.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
How to apply to get on the list of permit-free art and music festivals.
Information about the premium service for educational institutions which sponsor overseas students.
Home Office response to a report on an inspection of the Home Office’s management of asylum accommodation provision
Guidance about the premium customer service for employers, explaining the benefits, costs, eligibility and how to apply.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance on European Economic Area (EEA) national qualified persons.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Information for EU citizens taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Information for EU citizens taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
Information for EU citizens taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
How to apply for an administrative review under the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
How to provide evidence that you’ve been living here if we can’t confirm this through an automated check of UK tax and benefits records.
Form to extend your stay in the UK for other routes under the Immigration Rules.
Form to apply for further leave to remain in the UK as a member of HM Forces or their dependant.
List of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in England that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in London that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
List of local authorities in Wales that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
List of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
List of local authorities in Wales that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
From 2 November 2018, the way you make an application for settlement, citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work will change for some applicants.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Letter from Home Secretary Sajid Javid to Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC).
Letter from Home Secretary Sajid Javid to Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC).
Guidance on applications for registration as a British citizen from children of British parents.
Guidance on the registration of a minor as a British citizen by entitlement and discretion.
Guidance on deciding applications for people to enter or remain in the UK as a Tier 2 migrant.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance and information on administrative and criminal powers for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Use this information to understand how to apply for a biometric residence permit or learn whether prospective staff can work in the UK.
Its closure is part of the Home Office’s response to the Stephen Shaw review.
Form to extend stay in the UK as the partner or dependent child of someone who is settled here or who is a refugee or under humanitarian protection.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Form to extend your stay in the UK for other routes under the Immigration Rules.
Form to apply for further leave to remain in the UK as a member of HM Forces or their dependant.
Form to apply for leave to remain as a stateless person and for a biometric immigration document.
Guidance on inviting applicants to volunteer evidence to demonstrate a biological relationship, including DNA evidence.
Guidance on inviting applicants to volunteer evidence to demonstrate a biological relationship, including DNA evidence.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance on considering automatic claims to citizenship based on a child’s relationship with their father.
List of libraries in England that offer the Assisted Digital service.
List of libraries in London that offer the Assisted Digital service.
List of libraries in Wales that offer the Assisted Digital service.
List of libraries in England that offer the Assisted Digital service.
Immigration Rules archive: 28 August 2018 to 31 October 2018
Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants).
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme during the pilot.
Guidance on free movement rights of direct family members of European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals.
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 2 skilled worker or to extend your stay.
Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants).
This is the full guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on visa applications under Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent).
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Chapter 8 of the immigration directorate instructions which deals with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
Form for a diplomat or member of a foreign government to apply to transit through the UK to another country on official business.
Application for a derivative residence card in the UK through a close association with an EEA national.
Form for the dependant of a diplomat to apply for a visa to join them on a diplomatic posting in the UK.
 Form for a diplomat to apply to come to the UK for a diplomatic posting.
Guidance on UK Visa and Immigration's policy on applications for UK visa or visa extension under Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur).
Form to go with VAF4A application to reunite with a partner or parent who is in the UK as a refugee or with humanitarian protection.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or to extend your stay.
Form for a diplomat or member of a foreign government to apply to come to the UK on official business.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Investor) or to extend your stay.
Form to apply for a UK visa as a current or former member of the armed forces or their family member.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications in the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category of the PBS.
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you are a victim of domestic violence.
Form for North Korean nationals to apply to come to the UK for more than 6 months to work or study and for dependants and right of abode.
Guidance on considering applications in the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) category of the PBS.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications in the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category of the points-based system (PBS).
Form to extend your stay in the UK for human rights claims, leave outside the rules and other routes not covered by other forms.
Form to apply to stay in the UK on the basis of your family life as a partner, parent or dependent child or on the basis of your private life in the UK.
Form to apply for an extension of stay or indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you were refused asylum but given another type of permission to stay in the UK.
Form to apply to stay as child under 18 of relative with temporary permission to stay as refugee or with humanitarian protection.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
It will be easier and more convenient to apply for citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work.
From 2 November 2018, the way you make an application for settlement, citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work will change for some applicants.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of tests and test centres approved by UK Visas and Immigration to show that applicants have the required level of English for their visa.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme during the pilot.
The employer toolkit equips employers with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications from people to enter or remain in the UK under Tier 4.
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme pilot.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
How to provide evidence that you’ve been living here if we can’t confirm this through an automated check of UK tax and benefits records.
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK as a refugee, or for humanitarian protection, and get a biometric residence permit.
Guidance on the knowledge of language and life in the UK requirement.
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy for Tier 4 (General) Student and Tier 4 (Child) Student applications to stay or come to the UK.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme during the pilot.
Apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK as a former member of HM Forces (or their dependant) and for a biometric residence permit.
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK in various immigration categories and for a biometric residence permit.
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you are the partner of a person, or parent of a child, who is present and settled in the UK.
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you are a child under the age of 18.
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK on the basis of long residence.
Apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you are living in the UK. You can now apply online.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
The document sets out the key findings of the first test phase of the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Apply to get your money back for the Life in the UK test or to make a complaint about a problem with booking or taking the test.
These full terms and conditions explain the applicant’s obligations and what they can expect when booking and taking the Life in the UK test.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Millions more people will be able to use ePassport gates as they arrive in the UK, under plans announced in the Budget on 29 October 2018.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.