UK Visas and Immigration Updates

Asylum policy guidance on granting restricted leave.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
The Home Secretary has today announced that legislation has been introduced to bring into force a package of measures under a Windrush scheme.
How your personal information is used within the borders, immigration and citizenship system
Guidance on the right of abode in the UK.
Information on the Windrush scheme for Commonwealth citizens and others who have been in the UK for a long period of time who are worried about their immigration status.
Guidance for decision makers considering cases under the Windrush scheme.
Data on Border Force, UK Visas and Immigration, Immigration Enforcement, Her Majesty’s Passport Office performance, Disclosure and Barring Service, Gangmasters Licencing Authority and Independent Office for Police Conduct.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration international operations.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration temporary and permanent migration activities.
Data on Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority applications.
Data on Immigration Enforcement activities.
Data on Her Majesty's Passport Office application volumes.
Data on Immigration Enforcement activities of historical interest.
Cross cutting staffing data for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration Enforcement (IE).
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications from people to enter or remain in the UK under Tier 4.
Find out how you can make a subject access request to see your own information or on someone else's behalf.
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 on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer the European passport return service.
Sopra Steria has been awarded the contract to deliver a new service for people applying for a work or study visa, settlement or citizenship from within the UK.
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK in various immigration categories and for a biometric residence permit.
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.
Information for European Union citizens living in the UK.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer the European passport return service.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Members of the Windrush generation are being asked to share their experiences to help shape a bespoke compensation scheme.
This call for evidence process will run until 8 June 2018 and is the first step in making sure that the government provides redress for financial losses.
Form to 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 if you are the partner of a person, or parent of a child, who is present and settled in the UK.
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.
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 4 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a student.
Home Office responses to inspection reports by the Independent Chief Inspector.
Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration’s report on an inspection of the vulnerable persons resettlement scheme.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Botswana for your visa application.
A short term continuation of G4S’s contract to run the Gatwick Immigration Removal Centres has been agreed until a long term manager is identified.
Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.
List of authorised institutions for Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur).
This collection brings together cross-cutting guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions about appeals.
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration staff on how to prepare an appeal bundle and update caseworking systems.
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration staff on allocating, expediting, adjourning and concluding appeals.
Use the Assisted Digital service if you need digital support to complete your immigration application online.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration prepares a case after an appeal is lodged.
How UK Visas and Immigration manage administrative processes for appeal hearings.
A collection of guidance to help landlords, homeowners and letting agents carry out correct right to rent checks and avoid civil penalties.
Information to help employers prevent illegal working and understand the fines (civil penalties) they face when they employ illegal workers.
Promotional material for community groups to help become a community sponsor, and guidance to local authorities on how to support community sponsorship.
Guidance on assessing the good character requirement in nationality applications.
Members of the Windrush generation who arrived in the UK before 1973 will be eligible for free citizenship, the Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced today.
The Home Secretary's statement to the House of Commons on the Windrush generation.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or to extend your stay.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
A series of publications that explore migrants' journeys through the UK's immigration system.
Asylum policy guidance for screening asylum seekers and routing them to regional asylum teams.
Asylum policy guidance on asylum screening and routing.
Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes sets out the commitments that the government has made to support the 'Windrush' generation.
A new team to help Commonwealth citizens confirm their status in the UK has been announced by the Home Secretary today.
Form to request for your submitted postal visa application to be transferred to our premium service.
Asylum policy guidance on application registration cards (ARC).
Asylum policy guidance on claims involving gender identity issues.
Form to apply to extend stay in the UK under Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) and get a biometric residence permit.
Form for a family member of an EEA or Swiss national in the UK to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
Guidance on what to do if you get an email, telephone call or letter from someone pretending to be the Home Office.
Information and guidance to support visa applications made outside the UK.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Form RROA to request to reconsider a decision to refuse a certificate of entitlement to the right of abode in the UK.
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
A collection of all the application forms for people who can't apply online and want to come to the UK, extend their stay or settle.
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.
Form to apply to stay as child under 18 of relative with temporary permission to stay as refugee or with humanitarian protection.
Form to transfer an existing visa to a biometric residence permit if you are already in the UK.
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.
Form to apply to extend stay in the UK and get a biometric immigration document as a Tier 1 or 5 dependant.
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 indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you are a child under the age of 18.
Form to apply to extend stay in UK under Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) and to get a biometric residence permit.
Form to extend your existing visa under Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or to switch into it from another immigration category.
Examples of how EU citizens’ residence status in the UK will be affected after the UK’s exit from the EU.
List of local authorities in England that offer the European passport return service.
Guidance on the knowledge of language and life in the UK requirement.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration serves decisions on file.
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.
Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Border & Immigration’s report on an inspection of the 'Right to Rent' scheme.
Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration’s report on an Inspection of Border Force Operations at Stansted Airport.
Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration’s report on an inspection of exit checks.
An inspection of how the Home Office considers the best interests of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children.
Home Office response to a report on a re-inspection of Border Force’s identification and treatment of potential victims of modern slavery.
Immigration detention policy on adults at risk in immigration detention.
List of local authorities in Wales that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in England that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
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.
Draft immigration detention policy on adults at risk in immigration detention.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in China for your visa application.
List of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
Guidance about how to apply to work legally in the UK and what documents you need and information for those employing Croatian nationals.
The current registration requirements for Croatian workers will expire on 30 June bringing their rights to work in Britain in line with other EU citizens.
Contact details for UK Visas and Immigration immigration compliance and enforcement teams.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration detects illegal workers.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your visa application.
Visa fees transparency data for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Immigration and nationality fees for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Business applications under the Turkish EC Association Agreement
If you are a Turkish national running a business in the UK under the European Community Association Agreement, use this form to extend your stay in the UK.
Family members of a Turkish national in the UK under the European Community Association Agreement can use this form to apply to extend their stay in the UK.
Statement of changes in Immigration Rules: 1994 to 2018.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 15 March 2018.
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.
Guidance on what to do if your application for an account is declined or if your account is closing because you are in the UK illegally.
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy for applications to stay or come to the UK under Tier 4 (General) and Tier 4 (Child).
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
List of local authorities in London that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
Guidance on how to apply for a visa for the UK in China.
Guidance on applications for restricted certificates of sponsorship (RCoS) under the points-based system (PBS).
Refer potential victims of modern slavery/human trafficking to the national referral mechanism.
Information about applying for a UK visa in New Zealand.
Information about applying for a UK visa in Australia.
A quarterly report showing the total number of fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in each region of the UK.
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in Wales and the South West.
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 the Midlands and East.
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 Scotland and Northern Ireland.
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in the North West.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Asylum policy guidance on language analysis.
Guidance on how Syrian nationals in the UK can extend their visa based on the concessions to the Immigration Rules.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania for your visa application.
Information for EU nationals in the UK and UK nationals living, working, visiting and studying in the EU.
Policy statement on transferring unaccompanied children under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers premium customer service applications from sponsors.
Guidance on derivative rights of residence under the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006.
This collection brings together the modernised guidance about cross-cutting applications used by UK Visas and Immigration.
This collection brings together the immigration directorate instructions about applications to live in the UK used by UK Visas and Immigration
How UK Visas and Immigration deals with applications to grant leave outside the Immigration Rules.
Asylum policy guidance on assessing the age of an applicant when they claim to be a child.
This collection brings together the modernised guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration about migrants who are family members of UK residents.
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.
The UK is more than half way towards meeting its commitment to resettle 20,000 people through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) by 2020.
Data on Independent Office for Police Conduct activities.
Data on Home Office transaction explorer activities.
Data on HM Passport Office activities.
Data on Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority data.
Data on Immigration Enforcement activities of historical interest.
Reference guide with explanatory notes on issues and classifications.
Guidance from UK Visas and Immigration on how it decides asylum support applications, and other information about the asylum support system.
This is a new piece of interim guidance published in response to the judgment in PK (GHANA).
Failed asylum seekers may be supported under section 4(2) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 if they meet certain eligibility criteria.
Asylum seekers temporarily admitted to the UK may be supported under section 4(1) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 if they meet certain eligibility criteria.
Guidance for staff on how to carry out sponsor visits before and after licences are issued.
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Use form AN to apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you are living in the UK.
Form to apply to register as a British citizen if you were born in the UK and lived here until the age of 10.
Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants).
Guidance on administrative processes around a bail hearing.
Immigration Rules archive: 11 January 2018 to 14 January 2018, an archived document.
Information and guidance on handling visa applications made outside the UK.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration handles partners and children of British and commonwealth nationals serving in HM forces.
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.
This collection brings together the guidance about immigration intelligence used by UK Visas and Immigration.
Form to apply to register as a British citizen if you were born before 1983 to a British mother.
Modernised guidance about how UK Visas and Immigration deals with members of the armed forces.
How UK Visas and Immigration staff consider applications from people who have been victims of domestic violence.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Kenya for your visa application.