UK Visas and Immigration Updates

Find out how to apply for a UK visa if you are in the Falkland Islands.
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 for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Check how quickly you’ll receive a decision on your UK visa application if you are applying from outside 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.
UK Visas and Immigration offers Assisted Digital support for customers in the UK who have difficulty using a computer or mobile device to access online services.
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.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
This guidance is for caseworkers (including entry clearance officers and Border Force) considering a refusal on grounds of false representation.
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.
Immigration Rules archive: 24 November 2016 to 11 December 2016, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 19 May 2016 to 23 November 2016, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 6 April 2016 to 18 May 2016, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 1 January 2016 to 5 April 2016, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 19 November 2015 to 31 December 2015, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 12 November 2015 to 18 November 2015, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 3 August 2015 to 7 October 2015 an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 15 October 2015 to 11 November 2015, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 24 April 2015 to 13 July 2015, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 6 April 2015 to 23 April 2015, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 12 October 2015 to 14 October 2015, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 14 July 2015 to 2 August 2015, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 8 October 2015 to 11 October 2015, an archived document.
Immigration Rules archive: 12 December 2016 to 31 December 2016, an archived document.
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.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
Instructions to local authorities about funding for the support and care of former and unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC).
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 returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your UK visa application.
Guidance for criminal investigators in Immigration Enforcement (IE).
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria for your UK visa application.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance about the premium customer service for employers, explaining the benefits, costs, eligibility and how to apply.
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 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 evidence and how investigators deal with it during their investigation.
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.
Forms for referring potential victims of modern slavery/human trafficking to the national referral mechanism. These forms will be accepted in exceptional circumstances until 29 February 2020.
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 the right of abode in the UK.
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration staff on how to prepare an appeal bundle and update caseworking systems.
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).
Find out how to apply for a UK visa if you are in St. Helena, Ascension or Tristan da Cunha.
Find out how to apply for a UK visa if you are in the Falkland Islands.
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.
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.
Use this form if you already have leave granted on the basis of your family or private life and your financial circumstances change.
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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Check that someone has settled or pre-settled status, and that they can access services like the NHS and benefits in the UK
Get proof of your settled or pre-settled status online. There's no physical document to show your settled or pre-settled status.
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 an extended family member (EFM) of an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
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.
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.
Details and contacts for all Tier 2 and 5 sports governing bodies.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Immigration staff guidance on court proceedings, for Immigration Enforcement criminal investigation teams.
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 employer toolkit equips employers with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
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 managing an applicant's biometric information.
Use this information to understand how to consider a biometric residence document as proof of identity and perform Knowing Your Customer (KYC) checks.
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: 6 October 2019 to 30 October 2019.
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 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 for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance advising staff in competent authorities how to deal with victims of modern slavery.
Guidance on deciding applications for people to enter or remain in the UK as a Tier 2 migrant.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
How UKVI staff consider the English language requirement for partners and parents on the 5 year route to settlement under Part 8, Appendix FM and Appendix Armed Forces.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your UK visa application.
How UK Visas and Immigration staff consider the English language requirement for partners and parents on the 5-year route to settlement under Part 8, Appendix FM and Appendix Armed Forces.
Immigration staff guidance on dealing with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
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 sham marriages and the offences involved.
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.
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.
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.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
How UK Visas and Immigration staff consider claims on the basis of family life, private life, or exceptional circumstances.
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.
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.
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 assessing whether an applicant is destitute.
Guidance on considering applications from Commonwealth citizens with a grandparent born in 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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Russia 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 Innovator and Start up visa endorsing bodies.
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 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 when deciding applications from stateless people.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 4 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a student.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance notes about sponsoring contractual service suppliers and independent professionals under Tier 5 (International Agreement).
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.
Refer potential victims of modern slavery/human trafficking to the national referral mechanism.
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 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.
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 the immigration arrangements for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members who move to the UK after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy for Tier 4 (General) Student and Tier 4 (Child) Student applications to stay or come to the UK.
Guidance 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.
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.
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 documents that businesses and education providers must provide with an application for a Tier 2, 4 or 5 sponsor licence.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
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 for UK Visas and Immigration staff on how to consider applications from people applying on the basis of long residence in the UK.
Form for North Korean nationals to apply to come to the UK for more than 6 months to work or study and for dependants and right of abode.
Guidance on the purpose, processes and functions for the case progression panels.
This is an impact assessment of temporary immigration arrangements for EEA and Swiss citizens and their close family members moving to the UK after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Indonesia for your UK visa application.
A list of activities funded in the UK by the European Union asylum, migration and integration fund (AMIF) up to July 2019.
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 Brexit, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
Guidance for leaders of school parties and other groups who are bringing children of a non-EU, EEA or Swiss nationality to the UK as part of a school group.
List of authorised organisations for an innovator visa.
List of authorised organisations for a start-up visa
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.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 24 October 2019.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 24 October 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).
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.
Immigration staff guidance on giving an operational briefing and what it includes in each briefing.
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 staff on the common travel area (CTA).
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration procedure for securing seized or detained items in a tamper evident bag (TEB).
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
A new £1 million wave of UK government advertising to encourage EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme has launched today.
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 about the offence a person commits if they do not have a valid passport or travel document.
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: 1 October 2019 to 5 October 2019.
Immigration Rules archive: 1 October 2019 to 5 October 2019.
Guidance on processing applications for an administrative review.
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.
Form for people on a UK partner visa to claim public funds (benefits) while applying to settle in the UK because of domestic violence.
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.
Process guide for rectifying an incorrect length of leave that is granted to Tier 4 Students who are eligible for the Tier 4 Pilot scheme 6-month leave extension.
Immigration staff guidance on explaining to criminal investigators what a witness summons is and how to apply for one.
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance for enforcement officers considering immigration status and deciding enforcement action, including curtailment.
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 managing an applicant's biometric information.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced that there have been 2 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced that there have been 2 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
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.
Immigration Rules archive: 1 August 2019 to 30 September 2019.
Guidance on how English language requirements are assessed for Tiers 1 and 2 of 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.
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 to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 2 skilled worker or to extend your stay.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance based on the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for using interpreters.
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 for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Details and contacts for all Tier 2 and 5 sports governing bodies.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance for criminal investigation officers about bail and refusal of bail by criminal courts and police officers.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications from people to enter or remain in the UK 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.
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 to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) or to extend your stay.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 1 (Investor) or to extend your stay.
Chapter 8 of the immigration directorate instructions which deals with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications in the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category of the PBS.
Guidance for Innovator and Start up visa endorsing bodies.
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.
This is the full guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on visa applications under Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent).
Guidance on calculating the 5 year continuous period in the UK requirement for an applicant.
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 the knowledge of language and life in the UK requirement.
Guidance on inviting applicants to volunteer evidence to demonstrate a biological relationship, including DNA evidence.
Information for 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.
Get documents to prove you are entitled to live in Britain if you're part of the Windrush generation - eligibility and how to apply
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.
How to carry out a recovery needs assessment (RNA) for confirmed victims of modern slavery.
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 an innovator visa.
List of authorised organisations for a start-up visa
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance on applications for naturalisation as a British citizen.
How UK Visas and Immigration staff consider claims on the basis of family life, private life, or exceptional circumstances.
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
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).
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in China for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your 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.
A guide for adults who have been granted asylum in England to access public services and make the most of the opportunities 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.
Form to apply for a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) endorsement review.
Get help if you're applying 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.
Current expected processing times for applications to 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).
Check that someone has settled or pre-settled status, and that they can access services like the NHS and benefits 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.
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 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 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.
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Armenia for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Afghanistan for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Algeria 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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance to register as a British citizen if you 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 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.
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.
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, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Latest published statistics show that there were almost 300,000 applications to the scheme in the month of August.
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 on administrative processes around a bail hearing.
How UK Visas and Immigration staff consider claims on the basis of family life, private life, or exceptional circumstances.
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.
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 how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications to enter or remain in the UK as a dependant of a PBS migrant.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
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.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 9 September 2019.
The shortage of occupation list has today been expanded to include a range of skilled occupations, following changes to the Immigration Rules.
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 New Zealand.
Information about applying for a UK visa in Australia.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration gives an operational briefing and what it includes in each briefing.
Guidance on the immigration arrangements for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members who move to the UK after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
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).
This explains the transitional immigration arrangements for EU citizens moving to the UK after Brexit 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.
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 immigration arrangements for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members who move to the UK after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
This explains the transitional immigration arrangements for EU citizens moving to the UK after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
If there's a no deal Brexit, border controls will be introduced to make it harder for criminals to enter the UK.
If there's a no deal Brexit, border controls will be introduced to make it harder for criminals to enter the UK.
This explains the transitional immigration arrangements for EU citizens moving to the UK after Brexit if the UK leaves the EU without a deal
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 refund of an immigration application service payment and the timescales involved.
How to apply for a refund of an immigration application service payment and the timescales involved.
List of authorised organisations for an innovator visa.
List of authorised organisations for a start-up visa
Guidance advising staff in competent authorities how to deal with victims of human trafficking.
To raise awareness of the Windrush Compensation Scheme a series of community events will be held across the country.
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 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 tests and test centres approved by UK Visas and Immigration to show that applicants have the required level of English for their visa.
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 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.
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.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your visa application.
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration prepares and gives evidence in court, and what it expects when it gives evidence.
Guidance about the different visitor categories for visiting the UK and how UK Visas and Immigration makes decisions on visitor cases.
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 New Zealand.
Information about applying for a UK visa in Australia.
A guide for adults who have been granted asylum in England to access public services and make the most of the opportunities in the UK.
Translations of the settled status for EU citizens and their families guidance in European languages.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.