UK Visas and Immigration Updates

Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Use this form to give UK Visas and Immigration information about your asylum claim.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
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 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.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new UK border rules introduced due to coronavirus. The rules will apply to travellers to the UK from 8 June 2020.
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
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.
Immigration staff guidance about the offence a person commits if they do not have a valid passport or travel document.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Policy statement on transferring unaccompanied children under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.
Reference guide with explanatory notes on issues and classifications.
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 non-EEA national family members and dependants of NHS workers and independent health and social care workers who have died as a result of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19).
Information for non-EEA national family members and dependants of NHS workers and independent health and social care workers who have died as a result of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19).
The bereavement scheme has been extended to the families and dependants of NHS support staff and social care workers who die as a result of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.
Apply online if you already have leave granted on the basis of your family or private life and your financial circumstances change.
Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.
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.
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.
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.
Guidance on applications for naturalisation as a British citizen.
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.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 14 May 2020.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Information and guidance on handling visa applications made outside the UK.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
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 used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Asylum policy guidance on withdrawing asylum claims.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.
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 authorised organisations for a start-up visa
List of authorised organisations for an innovator visa.
This notice only applies to those contacted about the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
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 South Africa for your UK 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 for local authorities and health and social care trusts to make sure looked-after children and care leavers 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.
Guidance for local authorities and health and social care trusts to make sure looked-after children and care leavers 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.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Because of coronavirus (COVID-19), some health workers and their families will get their visas extended for free. Includes eligibility, how the extension works, what to do if you've already applied for an extension.
Register as a British citizen if you were born after 1 July 2006 to a British father where your mother was married to someone else.
Guidance to register as a British citizen if you were born after 1 July 2006 to a British father where your mother was married to someone else.
Funding instruction for local authorities in the support of the United Kingdom’s Resettlement Schemes.
The UK and Greece have committed to deepen cooperation on irregular migration in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Guidance for staff on the process to follow if they have witnesses who are required to give evidence in court.
Asylum policy guidance on the Dublin III Regulation.
Guidance based on the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for using interpreters.
Immigration staff guidance on how short-term student applications for entry clearance or leave to enter are considered.
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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Immigration staff guidance on considering claims based on family life, private life, or exceptional circumstances.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Immigration staff guidance on explaining to criminal investigators what a witness summons is and how to apply for one.
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.
This page explains the support you can get if you do not have permission to live permanently in the UK.
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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Apply online if you already have leave granted on the basis of your family or private life and your financial circumstances change.
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 for criminal investigation officers about bail and refusal of bail by criminal courts and police officers.
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.
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.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
This is advice for Tier 2, 4 and 5 visa sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Guidance for Tier 4 sponsors, migrants and short-term students on temporary concessions in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Immigration staff guidance on how short-term student applications for entry clearance or leave to enter are considered.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Guidance to register as a British citizen if you were born after 1 July 2006 to a British father where your mother was married to someone else.
Register as a British citizen if you were born after 1 July 2006 to a British father where your mother was married to someone else.
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 registration of a minor as a British citizen by entitlement and discretion.
Immigration staff guidance on preparing and giving evidence in court.
Details and contacts for all Tier 2 and 5 sports governing bodies.
Form RROA to request to reconsider a decision to refuse a certificate of entitlement to the right of abode in the UK.
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 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.
Use Form RR to request an amendment to your certificate of registration or naturalisation.
Form to ask UK Visas and Immigration to review its decision to refuse your application for British citizenship.
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 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.
Form to register a child under 18 as a British subject: form MN4
Form to register a child under 18 as a British Overseas citizen: form MN3.
Form to register a child under 18 as a British overseas territories citizen: form MN2.
Form to register as a British overseas territories citizen after giving up (renouncing) citizenship: form RS2.
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.
Form to register as a British citizen through residence in Hong Kong before 1997.
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 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.
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.
Apply for citizenship by naturalisation 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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Immigration staff guidance on the common travel area (CTA).
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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
This is advice for Tier 2, 4 and 5 visa sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration staff on how to prepare an appeal bundle and update caseworking systems.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens 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 and information on administrative and criminal powers 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.
Asylum policy guidance on asylum screening and routing.
Information to help employers prepare for the UK’s new points-based immigration system.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
The UK is introducing a points-based immigration system from 2021.
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.
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.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
How the Home Office decides an employer's illegal-working fine (or civil penalty) for giving a job to an illegal worker.
A 3-step guide to checking and keeping a record of your employees' documents.
A list for employers to check if their staff have the right to work in the UK.
How to carry out right to work checks, why you need to do them, and which documents you can use.
Guidance for employers on how to avoid discrimination when carrying out right to work checks.
Immigration Rules archive: 20 February 2020 to 5 April 2020
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
This guidance helps landlords, letting agents and tenants understand right to rent checks.
Guidance for landlords, homeowners and letting agents affected by the introduction of right to rent immigration checks.
Guidance for the courts in England in considering the defence of taking steps to end a residential tenancy agreement.
Guidance for landlords and tenants on how right to rent checks should be carried out and which documents are acceptable.
List of documents that businesses and education providers must provide with an application for a Tier 2, 4 or 5 sponsor licence.
Guide to the sponsorship documents that businesses and educational institutions must keep.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.
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.
Guidance on the priority change of circumstances service for Tier 2 and 5 sponsors.
This form is to be used by all Tier 2 and 5 sponsors who want to request prioritising an eligible request type.
This guidance applies to anyone with enforceable EU law rights who has received a deportation decision and could appeal or has a pending appeal against that decision.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Apply online if you already have leave granted on the basis of your family or private life and your financial circumstances change.
This is advice for Tier 2, 4 and 5 visa sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
If you are a refugee or have been given humanitarian protection, you might be able to apply for a loan to help you integrate into UK society.
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 and guidance to support visa applications made outside 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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Complain to UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) about applications, appointments and decisions or follow up an existing complaint
Guidance about applications for a sponsor licence for Tiers 2, 4 and 5.
Immigration staff guide for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications to enter or remain in the UK as a dependant of a PBS migrant.
How your personal information is used within the borders, immigration and citizenship system.
Funding instruction for local authorities in the support of the United Kingdom’s Resettlement Schemes.
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.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
When you need to attend a citizenship ceremony - how to book, how much it costs, what happens during the ceremony
Doctors, nurses and paramedics with visas due to expire before 1 October 2020 will have them automatically extended for one year.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Immigration staff guidance on business applications under the Turkish EC Association Agreement
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 Innovator and Start up visa endorsing bodies.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
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 institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement 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.
Check how quickly you’ll receive a decision on your UK visa application if you are applying from outside the UK.
This is advice for Tier 2, 4 and 5 visa sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.
Due to the international effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus, the UK Visa Application Centre in Accra will be closed to the public effective immediately.
Due to the international effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus, the UK Visa Application Centre in Accra will be closed to the public effective immediately.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
This response is a response to the Law Commission’s report and recommendations on simplification of the Immigration Rules.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Leave extended to 31 May for individuals who are currently unable to return home at the end of their visa.
Leave extended to 31 May for individuals who are currently unable to return home at the end of their visa.
Find out how you can make a subject access request to see your own information or on someone else's behalf.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Find out how to apply for a UK visa if you are in the Falkland Islands.
Find out how to apply for a UK visa if you are in St. Helena, Ascension or Tristan da Cunha.
Information about applying for a UK visa in Gibraltar.
Guidance on how to apply for a UK visa in Indonesia.
Guidance on how to apply for a visa for the UK in China.
If you are in Hong Kong, our guides explain which visa is right for you and how to apply.
Information about applying for a UK visa in the USA, including applying online, paying fees, additional services, visa application centres and posting application forms.
Information about applying for a UK visa in New Zealand.
Information about applying for a UK visa in Australia.
How to apply for a UK visa in Cuba, go to the visa application centre, pay fees and collect documents.
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.
These factsheets provide more information about each of the provisions in the act.
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 complaints are managed and resolved 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.
Guidance on inviting applicants to volunteer evidence to demonstrate a biological relationship, including DNA evidence.
This report shows the number of illegal working civil penalties between 1 July 2019 and 30 September 2019.
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 Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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 Wales and the South West.
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 about UK Visas and Immigration's powers to search people and seize items.
Immigration staff guidance on how to handle offensive weapons.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Immigration staff guidance on considering the forms it needs to complete when preparing a case for prosecution.
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 institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Statement of policy in relation to family reunion of unaccompanied children seeking international protection in the EU or the UK.
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.
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 used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Immigration staff guidance on giving an operational briefing and what it includes in each briefing.
Form to give UK Visas and Immigration more information about claim for asylum, humanitarian protection or discretionary permission to be in UK.
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.
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 Syrian nationals in the UK can extend their visa based on the concessions to the Immigration Rules.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 12 March 2020.
How to apply for a UK visa in Cuba, go to the visa application centre, pay fees and collect documents.
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.
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.
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 apply for a UK visa in Cuba, go to the visa application centre, pay fees and collect documents.
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 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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in China for your UK visa application.
Guidance on how to consider an application for a residence card made by a family member of a British citizen.
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 on how English language requirements are assessed for Tiers 1 and 2 of the points-based system.
Immigration staff guidance on the knowledge of language and life in the UK requirement.
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.
These factsheets provide more information about each of the provisions in the act.
These factsheets provide more information about each of the provisions in the act.
These documents relate to the Immigration Bill 2020.
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.
Claim forms and guidance for people who may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
The bill will end free movement and give the government full control of UK borders for the first time in four decades.
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 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 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.
Immigration staff guidance for considering applications in the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category of the points-based system.
This is the full guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on visa applications under Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent).
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa for your UK visa application.
This guidance tells caseworkers about the Global Talent visa category.
Immigration staff guidance on calculating the 5 year continuous period in the UK requirement for an applicant.
Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants) and Appendix W workers.
Immigration Rules archive: 1 January 2020 to 19 February 2020
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
A guide on how to detect basic forgeries in identity documents.
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration 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.
Abi Tierney has been appointed as the new Director General of Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO) and UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).
Guidance on immigration provisions made by the Home Office for individuals affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus (COVID-19).
Home Office response to an ICIBI inspection of the EU Settlement Scheme from April 2019 to August 2019.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria for your UK 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.
Data on claims and payments made under the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
Data on Independent Office for Police Conduct activities.
Data on Home Office transaction explorer activities.
Data on Her Majesty's Passport Office application volumes.
Cross cutting staffing data for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration Enforcement (IE).
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) customer service operations.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration asylum activities.
Data on Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority 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.
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 Sudan for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Malaysia for your UK visa application.
Guidance on immigration provisions made by the Home Office for individuals affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus (COVID-19).
Guidance on applications for a document confirming a right of residence of a family member of a European Economic Area (EEA) national.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
This staff guidance tells the Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) Administration Team how to process all transactions relating to the ISC.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa for your UK visa application.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Leaflet with guidance for visa applicants who have tested negative for active tuberculosis.
Immigration staff guidance on free movement rights of direct family members of European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your UK 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 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 on immigration provisions made by the Home Office for individuals affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus (COVID-19).
Guidance on European Economic Area (EEA) national qualified persons.
Form to apply for a Global talent or a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) endorsement review.
This notice is provided in accordance with data protection legislation which incorporates the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
Guidance for freelance interpreters working with UK Visas and Immigration.
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 Global Talent visa as a leader (Global talent) or potential leader (Global promise) in arts, sciences or digital technology.
Form to apply for a Global talent or a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) endorsement review.
Immigration and nationality fees for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Immigration staff guidance for considering applications in the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category of the points-based system.
Visa fees transparency data for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Guidance on UK Visa and Immigration's policy on applications for a UK visa or visa extension under Global Talent.
Apply for a Global Talent visa as a leader (Global talent) or potential leader (Global promise) in arts, sciences or digital technology.
Leaflet with guidance for visa applicants who have tested negative for active tuberculosis.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
The UK is introducing a points-based immigration system from 2021.
This policy statement sets out the government's plans for a new UK points-based immigration system.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.
New points-based immigration system will open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world.
New points-based immigration system will open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world.
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 immigration provisions made by the Home Office for individuals in the UK who are unable to return to China.
Guidance on immigration provisions made by the Home Office for individuals in the UK who are unable to return to China.
Policy statement on transferring unaccompanied children under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.
Keep the details you used to apply for European temporary leave to remain up to date - your mobile phone number, email address, name, identity document and UK address
Asylum policy guidance on processing asylum claim under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.
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.
Immigration staff guidance on business applications under the Turkish EC Association Agreement
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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria for your UK visa application.
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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Mozambique for your UK visa application.
Immigration staff guidance on free movement rights of direct family members of European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications 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.
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 tests and test centres approved by UK Visas and Immigration to show that applicants have the required level of English for their visa.
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.
Guidance on roles and responsibility when interviewing suspects.
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.
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 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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in China for your UK visa application.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Policy guidance on the appeals process from the Immigration Act 2014.
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.
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).
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Changes are being made to the Windrush Compensation Scheme to make it more flexible and to keep it open for longer.
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).
The milestone was reached less than a year after the scheme was fully launched to the public, with more than 2.7 million already granted status.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.