UK Visas and Immigration Updates

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.
Asylum policy guidance on the Dublin III Regulation.
Guidance on the purpose, processes and functions for the case progression panels.
You may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme if you suffered a loss because you could not demonstrate your lawful right to live in the UK.
Zbirka navodil vsebuje informacije v pomoč državljanom EU in njihovim družinam pri prijavi v shemo za pridobitev statusa za državljane EU.
Súbor nástrojov poskytuje informácie na podporu občanov EÚ a ich rodín, aby mohli podať žiadosť do Pobytovej schémy pre občanov EÚ.
Din it-toolkit tipprovdi informazzjoni biex tappoġġja liċ-ċittadini tal-UE u l-familji tagħhom biex japplikaw għall-Iskema għall-Kisba tal-Istatus ta' Stabbilit għaċ-Ċittadini tal-UE.
Οδηγίες προς τους πολίτες ΕΕ και τις οικογένειές τους για την υποβολή αίτησης για το Πρόγραμμα Εγκατάστασης για Πολίτες ΕΕ (EU Settlement Scheme).
Az eszköztár információt nyújt az uniós polgárok és családtagjaik részére az uniós polgárok letelepedési rendszerébe benyújtandó kérelmekkel kapcsolatban.
Tato sada poskytuje občanům EU a jejich rodinám informace o tom, jak se zaregistrovat v EU Settlement Scheme.
Priručnik pruža informacije za podršku građanima EU i njihovim obiteljima da se prijave u Sustav registracije i boravka državljana EU (EU Settlement Scheme).
Наръчникът предоставя информация за подпомагане на гражданите на ЕС и техните семейства при кандидатстването по Схемата за уседналост на граждани на ЕС (EU Settlement Scheme).
Mae’r pecyn cymorth yn cynnig gwybodaeth i gefnogi dinasyddion yr UE a’u teuluoedd i ymgeisio i Gynllun Preswylio’n Sefydlog i Ddinasyddion yr UE.
Este recurso proporciona información para ayudar a los ciudadanos de la UE y sus familias a presentar su solicitud para el sistema de registro de ciudadanos de la UE.
Setul de instrumente oferă informații pentru a sprijini cetățenii din Uniunea Europeană și familiile acestora să facă cerere la noul Sistem de Înregistrare a cetățenilor din Uniunea Europeană în vederea obținerii noului statut de ședere în Regatul Unit (EU Settlement Scheme).
O guia contém informação para ajudar os cidadãos da EU e os seus familiares a apresentar o pedido no Sistema de Registo de Cidadãos da EU (EU Settlement Scheme).
Informator zawiera wskazówki, których celem jest ułatwienie obywatelom Unii Europejskiej i ich rodzinom składania wniosków w systemie osiedleńczym dla obywateli UE.
Gairėse pateikiama informacija, padedanti ES piliečiams ir jų šeimoms pateikti prašymą pagal ES nuolatinio gyventojo statuso programą.
Šajā metodiskajā līdzeklī ir informācija, kas ES pilsoņiem un viņu ģimenes locekļiem palīdzēs iesniegt pieteikumus ES Pastāvīgā statusa shēmas ietvaros.
Questi strumenti forniscono informazioni per assistere i cittadini UE e i rispettivi familiari a presentare domanda nell’ambito dell’EU Settlement Scheme.
Das Toolkit stellt Informationen bereit, die Bürger/innen aus einem EU-Mitgliedsstaat und deren Familien bei der Antragstellung im Rahmen des „EU Settlement Scheme“ unterstützen.
Apply for a certificate of entitlement showing you have the right to live and work in the UK, if you are in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.
Apply for a certificate of entitlement showing you have the right to live and work in the UK, if you are in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.
Guidance about the integration and protection of vulnerable refugees through the asylum, migration and integration fund programme (AMIF).
Guidance on processing applications for an administrative review.
Guidance on processing applications for an administrative review.
How to apply for an administrative review under 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.
Information for Commonwealth citizens and other nationalities who have been lawfully resident in the UK for a long time but who do not have documents to demonstrate their status.
Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.
Use this information to understand how to consider a biometric residence document as proof of identity and perform Knowing Your Customer (KYC) checks.
Richard Alcock conducted an independent internal review of the government’s policy on requirements to provide DNA in visa and asylum cases.
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.
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 the purpose, processes and functions for the case progression panels.
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance on administrative processes around a bail hearing.
Documents available for foreign nationals to prove their right to live in the UK: residence card, permanent residence document, settled status and others.
Permanent residence documents for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens: who can apply, how to apply, how long they're valid for.
Registration certificates for EU and EEA citizens and their family members: who can apply, how to apply, when they expire.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
57 organisations throughout the UK have been awarded funding from £9 million available, supporting an estimated 200,000 vulnerable or hard to reach EU citizens.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
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 on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on applications for a visa or visa extension under Tier 5 (Temporary Worker)
Guide for nationality application forms if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory, or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post.
What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Chapter 8 of the immigration directorate instructions which deals with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
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.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Apply for a replacement certificate of registration or naturalisation as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post.
Register as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and have certain other types of British nationality.
Apply for confirmation that you have not gained British citizenship if you are a foreign national now living in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and have lived in the UK.
Apply for a letter to confirm your nationality status if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post.
Apply to give up your British citizenship or another type of British nationality if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post.
Register as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and were born before 1983 to a British mother.
Register as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and were born before 1 July 2006 to a British father and your parents were not married.
Apply to become a British citizen again after giving up (renouncing) citizenship if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post.
Register as a British citizen if you now live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post but were born and lived in the UK until the age of 10.
Register for British citizenship if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and are a stateless person born in the UK or a British overseas territory on or after 1 January 1983.
Register for British citizenship or as a British subject if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and are a stateless person born on or after 1 January 1983.
Register for British citizenship if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and are a stateless person born before 1 January 1983.
Register as a British Citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and are a British overseas territories citizen, British Overseas citizen, British protected person, British subject or British National (Overseas).
Register a child under 18 as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post.
How the Home Office will use your personal information to decide whether to grant your application to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Examples of how EU citizens can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme and the status they will get.
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.
The community leader 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.
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 be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme if you suffered a loss because you could not demonstrate your lawful right to live in the UK.
57 organisations throughout the UK have been awarded funding from £9 million available, supporting an estimated 200,000 vulnerable or hard to reach EU citizens.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications as a Tier 5 Temporary Worker in the points-based system.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance to apply for a letter to confirm your nationality status.
You may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme if you suffered a loss because you could not demonstrate your lawful right to live in 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.
Guidance for decision makers considering cases under the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
You may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme if you suffered a loss because you could not demonstrate your lawful right to live in the UK.
Information for Commonwealth citizens and other nationalities who have been lawfully resident in the UK for a long time but who do not have documents to demonstrate their status.
Guidance for employers wishing to offer a job to long-resident Commonwealth citizens and other long-resident non-EEA nationals.
Guidance for landlords wishing to rent private residential property in England to long-resident Commonwealth citizens and other long-resident non-EEA nationals.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Information for applicants to the EU Settlement Scheme who are applying from abroad.
Information for applicants to the EU Settlement Scheme who are applying from outside the UK.
Information about applying for a UK visa in New Zealand.
Information about applying for a UK visa in Australia.
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.
The community leader 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.
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 organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance about the different visitor categories for visiting the UK and how UK Visas and Immigration makes decisions on visitor cases.
Transit guidance for entry clearance and Border Force staff.
Guidance on processing applications for an administrative review.
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 immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.
Guidance on how English language requirements are assessed for Tiers 1 and 2 of the points-based system.
Use this form if you are applying for immigration bail from immigration detention or if you are not detained, applying to change your immigration bail conditions.
Guidance on applications for naturalisation as a British citizen.
You may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme if you suffered a loss because you could not demonstrate your lawful right to live in the UK.
Guidance for decision makers considering cases under the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications 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.
You may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme if you suffered a loss because you could not demonstrate your lawful right to live in the UK.
Home Secretary's oral statement on the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
The Home Secretary today opened a scheme to compensate members of the Windrush generation who were unable to prove their right to live in the UK.
Translations of the settled status for EU citizens and their families guidance in European languages.
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications to enter or remain in the UK as a dependant of a PBS migrant.
Guidance on applications to register as a British citizens submitted by or on behalf of British nationals.
Detailed guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on UK visa applications under Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme).
Translations of the settled status for EU citizens and their families guidance in European languages.
Leiðbeiningar fyrir borgara í ESB, EES og Sviss og fjölskyldumeðlimi þeirra sem sækja um ESB-búsetuáætlunina (EU Settlement Scheme).
Find out what you need to do if you're visiting the UK for a business trip or training. Find out what visa to apply for, and what you need to do before you visit.
This is the full guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on visa applications under Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
How to apply for a visa to come to the UK for temporary farm work - eligibility, documents you'll need, and the application process
Guidance on applications for registration as a British citizen from children of British parents.
Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants).
Over 50,000 applications to the EU Settlement Scheme were received on the opening weekend of the scheme going live, the Home Office has today confirmed.
Guidance advising staff in competent authorities how to deal with victims of human trafficking.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications in the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category of the PBS.
Guidance on deciding applications for people to enter or remain in the UK as a Tier 2 migrant.
Funding instruction on UK resettlement programmes for refugees from Syria and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.
Funding instruction on UK resettlement programmes for refugees from Syria and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 1 April 2019.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Form for destitute asylum applicants and failed asylum seekers to apply for support.
Funding instruction on UK resettlement programmes for refugees from Syria and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Translations of the settled status for EU citizens and their families guidance in European languages.
Rettledning for borgere i EU, EØS og Sveits og deres familiemedlemmer som søker bosettingsordningen for EU-borgere (EU Settlement Scheme).
Opas EU- ja ETA-alueiden ja Sveitsin kansalaisille ja heidän perheenjäsenilleen EU-Settlement Scheme -ohjelmaan hakeutumisesta.
Treoir do shaoránaigh AE, LEE agus na hEilvéise agus a mbaill teaghlaigh atá ag dhéanamh iarratas ar an Scéim Lonnaíochta an AE.
Vägledninng för EU-, EES- och schweiziska medborgare och deras familjemedlemmar som ansöker till EU Settlement Scheme.
Vejledning til EU-, EØS- og schweiziske statsborgere samt deres familiemedlemmer, der ansøger iht. ordningen vedr. tidsubegrænset opholdsret for EU-borgere.
How to apply for an administrative review under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Advies voor burgers van de EU, EER en Zwitserland en hun familieleden die een aanvraag voor de EU Vestigingsregeling indienen.
Navodila za državljane EU, EGP in Švice ter njihove družinske člane za prijavo v shemo EU za pridobitev statusa.
Smjernice za građane EU, EGP-a i Švicarske te članove njihovih obitelji koji se prijavljuju na Sustav registracije i boravka državljana EU.
Treoir do shaoránaigh AE, LEE agus na hEilvéise agus a mbaill teaghlaigh atá ag dhéanamh iarratas ar an Scéim Lonnaíochta an AE.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 2 skilled worker or to extend your stay.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under 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).
Guidance on calculating the 5 year continuous period in the UK requirement for an applicant.
Guidance on how staff consider applications in the Tier 1 (Investor) category of the points-based system.
Guidance for staff on how decisions are made about applications for new entrepreneurs seeking to establish a business in the UK for the first time.
Guidance for staff on how decisions are made about applications from Innovators.
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 on applications from an extended family member of a European Economic Area (EEA) or Swiss national.
Guidance on how to consider an application for a residence card made by a family member of a British citizen.
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
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
Apply for a Start-up visa if you've been endorsed for a business idea: eligibility, documents, switch to this visa, bring your family
Apply for an Innovator visa if you've been endorsed for a business idea: eligibility, documents, extend or switch, bring your family
What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
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.
List of authorised organisations for Start-up.
List of authorised organisations for Innovator.
Guidance for Innovator and Start up endorsing bodies.
Parent of a Tier 4 child visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Frontier workers are EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who work in the UK but live elsewhere. This guidance details their and their family members’ right to live in the UK after EU exit.
Find out what you need to do if you're visiting the UK for a business trip or training. Find out what visa to apply for, and what you need to do before you visit.
Permitted Paid Engagement visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Marriage Visitor visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
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).
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Investor) or to extend your stay.
Guidance on UK Visa and Immigration's policy on applications for UK visa or visa extension under Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur).
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or to extend your stay.
Standard Visitor visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
UK transit visas - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Find out what you need to do if you're visiting the UK for a holiday or to see family or friends. Find out what visa to apply for, and what you need to do before you visit.
Information for applicants to the EU Settlement Scheme on how refunds are processed if you paid an application fee.
Parent of a Tier 4 child visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Short-term study visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
What to do if you're visiting the UK to do research - what visa to apply for, what to do before you visit
Come to the UK for private medical treatment - what visa to apply for, what to do when you travel to the UK
Find out what you need to do if you're visiting the UK for a business trip or training. Find out what visa to apply for, and what you need to do before you visit.
Marriage Visitor visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
UK transit visas - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
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 organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Standard Visitor visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Find out what you need to do if you're visiting the UK for a holiday or to see family or friends. Find out what visa to apply for, and what you need to do before you visit.
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 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 today (27 March) opened 7 dedicated Service and Support Centres across the UK to help those with complex cases.
Your rights and security searches, body scans and privacy rules if you're disabled or taking medication aboard aircraft
General student visa (Tier 4) - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
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).
Over 2019 the government is engaging across the UK and internationally to listen to the views of a range of stakeholders, to shape the future immigration system.
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.
What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
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 institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
The Home Office has launched a new nationwide marketing campaign to encourage EU citizens to apply early for the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance on asylum claims in detention.
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're a non-EU citizen family member of an EU citizen.
What happens at a Service and Support Centre appointment, how long they take and where to find centres.
Guidance to register as a British citizen if you were born before 1 July 2006 to a British father and your parents were not married.
Getting a faster decision on a visa or settlement application; priority service, super priority service; waiting times; how to check if you're eligible
Providing your biometric information and supporting documents for visa and immigration applications within the UK; UKVCAS service point locations; Cost of appointments.
Guidance to register as a British Citizen if you are a British overseas territories citizen, British Overseas citizen, British protected person, British subject or British National (Overseas).
Guidance to apply for a letter to confirm your nationality status.
Guidance to apply to become a British citizen again after giving up (renouncing) citizenship.
Apply online to register as a British citizen if you were born before 1 July 2006 to a British father and your parents were not married.
Guidance to apply to give up your British citizenship or another type of British nationality.
Guidance to register for British citizenship if you are a stateless person.
Guide for nationality application forms if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory.
Register for British citizenship or as a British subject if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory and are a stateless person born on or after 1 January 1983.
Apply for confirmation that you have not gained British citizenship if you are a foreign national now living in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory and have lived in the UK.
Apply for a letter to confirm your nationality status if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory.
Register as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory and were born before 1 July 2006 to a British father and your parents were not married.
Register as a British citizen if you now live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory but were born and lived in the UK until the age of 10.
Apply to give up your British citizenship or another type of British nationality if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory.
Apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory.
Apply to become a British citizen again after giving up (renouncing) citizenship if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory.
Register for British citizenship if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man or a British Overseas Territory and are a stateless person born in the UK or a British overseas territory on or after 1 January 1983.
Guidance to apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you are living in the UK.
Guidance to register as a British citizen if you were born before 1983 to a British mother.
Guidance to apply for a certificate of entitlement proving you have the right to live and work in the UK.
Guidance to register as a British citizen if you have certain other types of British nationality.
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.
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 organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Asylum policy guidance on family reunion applications.
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.
Guidance on how surrogacy in the UK affects a child’s claim to British nationality.
Form to apply for further leave to remain in the UK if you are a Grenfell Tower survivor and were granted limited leave outside the Immigration Rules.
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.
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).
Guidance on considering automatic claims to citizenship based on a child’s relationship with their father.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
From June, millions more people will be able to use ePassport gates as they arrive in the UK, the Chancellor confirmed in yesterday’s Spring Statement.
From June, millions more people will be able to use ePassport gates as they arrive in the UK, the Chancellor confirmed in yesterday’s Spring Statement.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Register for British citizenship if you are a stateless person born in the UK or a British overseas territory on or after 1 January 1983. You can apply online or download a form.
Application for a derivative residence card in the UK through a close association with an EEA national.
Form for a family member of an EEA or Swiss national in the UK to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
Form for an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate to confirm the right to live in the UK as a qualified person.
Form for an extended family member (EFM) of an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
Form for an EEA or Swiss national, a non-EEA or non-Swiss family member of an EEA or Swiss national, to apply for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card in UK.
Form to apply to stay as child under 18 of relative with temporary permission to stay as refugee or with humanitarian protection.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
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.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration explains to criminal investigators what a witness summons is and how to apply for one.
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).
How the Home Office will use your personal information to decide whether to grant your application to the EU Settlement Scheme.
How the Home Office will use your personal information to decide whether to grant your application to the EU Settlement Scheme.
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 organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
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 on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications as a Tier 5 Temporary Worker in the points-based system.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Immigration and nationality fees for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Visa fees transparency data for all applications made from outside and within 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.
Find out how and when to apply for settled status after the UK leaves the EU.
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).
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 7 March 2019.
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).
Visa fees transparency data for all applications made from outside and 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.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
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).
Contact details for UK Visas and Immigration immigration compliance and enforcement teams.
Chapter 8 of the immigration directorate instructions which deals with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
Detention services order 09/2016 on reports submitted under Rule 35 of the Detention Centre Rules 2001.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
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.
List of local authorities in England that offer the European passport return service.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
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.
How to apply for a visa to come to the UK for temporary farm work - eligibility, documents you'll need, and the application process
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance for staff on the common travel area (CTA).
Application form for people who want to enter the UK from Ireland to undertake paid, temporary engagement.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration asylum activities.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) customer service operations.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration temporary and permanent migration activities.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration international operations.
Cross cutting staffing data for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration Enforcement (IE).
Data on Immigration Enforcement activities of historical interest.
Data on Her Majesty's Passport Office application volumes.
Data on Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority applications.
Data on HM Passport Office activities.
Data on Home Office transaction explorer activities.
Data on Independent Office for Police Conduct activities.
A policy equality statement on the Asylum Accommodation and Support Transformation project.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in the North West.
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside.
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in the Midlands and East of England.
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in London and the South East.
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in Wales and the South West.
A quarterly report showing the total number of fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in each region of the UK.
Guidance for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens coming to the UK to visit, study, work or join family if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
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 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.
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within 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.
Detention services order 09/2016 on reports submitted under Rule 35 of the Detention Centre Rules 2001.
Apply for a refugee integration loan if you're over 18 and you're either a refugee, you've been given humanitarian protection or you're the dependant of a refugee or someone who's been given humanitarian protection - what you'll get, how you're paid, eligibility, how to apply
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
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 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 on free movement rights of direct family members of European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Find out how and when to apply for settled status after the UK leaves the EU.
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 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
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