UK Visas and Immigration Updates

List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 2 skilled worker 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.
The UK is introducing a points-based immigration system from 2021.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new border rules in the UK introduced due to coronavirus.
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
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 returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
This is 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.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new border rules in the UK introduced due to coronavirus.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania for your UK visa application.
Immigration staff guidance on evidence and how investigators deal with it during their investigation.
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.
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 if you are in the USA and you need to find out how to apply for a UK visa.
Instructions to local authorities about funding for the support and care of former and unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC).
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.
These factsheets provide more information about each of the provisions in the act.
Immigration staff guidance on how immigration enforcement teams deal with the extradition of suspects and offenders.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Informasjonspakken inneholder nyttige opplysninger for EU-borgere og deres familier som skal søke bosettingsordningen for EU-borgere.
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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Botswana for your UK visa application.
Membership list of the UK's future skills-based immigration system advisory groups.
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.
Guidance on UK Visa and Immigration's policy on applications for a UK visa or visa extension under Global Talent.
Information about applying for a UK visa in New Zealand.
Das Toolkit stellt Informationen bereit, die Bürger/innen aus einem EU-Mitgliedsstaat und deren Familien bei der Antragstellung im Rahmen des „EU Settlement Scheme“ unterstützen.
Le guide fournit des informations pour aider les citoyen(ne)s européen(ne)s et leur famille à postuler au dispositif d’enregistrement pour les citoyen(ne)s européen(ne)s (EU Settlement Scheme).
Mae’r pecyn cymorth yn cynnig gwybodaeth i gefnogi dinasyddion yr UE a’u teuluoedd i ymgeisio i Gynllun Preswylio’n Sefydlog i Ddinasyddion yr UE.
Apupaketti sisältää tietoa EU Settlement Scheme EU-kansalaisille ja heidän perheilleen.
Verktygslådan innehåller information till stöd för EU-medborgare och deras familjer inför ansökan till EU Settlement Scheme.
Este recurso proporciona información para ayudar a los ciudadanos de la UE y sus familias a presentar su solicitud para el sistema de registro de ciudadanos de la UE.
Nende abivahenditega esitatakse teave EL-i kodanike ja nende perekondade abistamiseks EL-i püsielaniku skeemi taotluse esitamisel.
De toolkit verschaft informatie om de aanvraag van EU-burgers en hun gezinnen voor de EU-Vestigingsregeling te steunen.
Værktøjskassen indeholder oplysninger, som kan hjælpe EU-borgere og deres familie med at ansøge om EU-ordningen om længerevarende ophold.
Tato sada poskytuje občanům EU a jejich rodinám informace o tom, jak se zaregistrovat v EU Settlement Scheme.
Zbirka navodil vsebuje informacije v pomoč državljanom EU in njihovim družinam pri prijavi v shemo za pridobitev statusa za državljane EU.
Cuireann an tacar uirlisí eolas ar fáil chun tacú le saoránaigh an AE agus a dteaghlaigh iarratas a dhéanamh ar Scéim Lonnaíochta an AE (EU Settlement Scheme).
Din it-toolkit tipprovdi informazzjoni biex tappoġġja liċ-ċittadini tal-UE u l-familji tagħhom biex japplikaw għall-Iskema għall-Kisba tal-Istatus ta' Stabbilit għaċ-Ċittadini tal-UE.
Priručnik pruža informacije za podršku građanima EU i njihovim obiteljima da se prijave u Sustav registracije i boravka državljana EU (EU Settlement Scheme).
Gairėse pateikiama informacija, padedanti ES piliečiams ir jų šeimoms pateikti prašymą pagal ES nuolatinio gyventojo statuso programą.
Súbor nástrojov poskytuje informácie na podporu občanov EÚ a ich rodín, aby mohli podať žiadosť do Pobytovej schémy pre občanov EÚ.
Šajā metodiskajā līdzeklī ir informācija, kas ES pilsoņiem un viņu ģimenes locekļiem palīdzēs iesniegt pieteikumus ES Pastāvīgā statusa shēmas ietvaros.
Наръчникът предоставя информация за подпомагане на гражданите на ЕС и техните семейства при кандидатстването по Схемата за уседналост на граждани на ЕС (EU Settlement Scheme).
Questi strumenti forniscono informazioni per assistere i cittadini UE e i rispettivi familiari a presentare domanda nell’ambito dell’EU Settlement Scheme.
Setul de instrumente oferă informații pentru a sprijini cetățenii din Uniunea Europeană și familiile acestora să facă cerere la noul Sistem de Înregistrare a cetățenilor din Uniunea Europeană în vederea obținerii noului statut de ședere în Regatul Unit (EU Settlement Scheme).
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 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.
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.
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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Cameroon for your UK visa application.
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 UK Visas and Immigration procedure for securing seized or detained items in a tamper evident bag (TEB).
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 returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania for your UK visa application.
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 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.
The Home Secretary has launched a cross-government working group to address challenges faced by the Windrush generation and their descendants.
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 processing applications for a fee waiver.
Immigration staff guidance on deciding applications 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.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Nepal for your UK visa application.
Guidance based on the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for using interpreters.
Immigration Rules archive: 30 March 2019 to 1 April 2019.
Este recurso proporciona información para ayudar a los ciudadanos de la UE y sus familias a presentar su solicitud para el sistema de registro de ciudadanos de la UE.
Šajā metodiskajā līdzeklī ir informācija, kas ES pilsoņiem un viņu ģimenes locekļiem palīdzēs iesniegt pieteikumus ES Pastāvīgā statusa shēmas ietvaros.
De toolkit verschaft informatie om de aanvraag van EU-burgers en hun gezinnen voor de EU-Vestigingsregeling te steunen.
Guidance to apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you are living in the UK.
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.
Immigration staff guidance on processing applications for an administrative review.
Find out about the latest Windrush Compensation Scheme and Windrush Taskforce engagement events.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Protocol guidance on the aim, objectives and scope of pre-entry health assessment for refugees who are resettled in the United Kingdom.
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.
Find out about the latest Windrush Compensation Scheme and Windrush Taskforce engagement events.
This guidance explains full details of the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
Application form for the Windrush 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.
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 organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Policy guidance on the appeals process from the Immigration Act 2014.
Immigration staff guidance on public funds foreign nationals can claim.
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.
Instructions to local authorities about funding for the support and care of former and unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC).
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.
Immigration staff guidance on considering the forms it needs to complete when preparing a case for prosecution.
Immigration staff guidance on calculating the 5 year continuous period in the UK requirement for an applicant.
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 applications from representatives of overseas businesses.
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.
Immigration detention policy on adults at risk in immigration detention.
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.
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.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new border rules in the UK introduced due to coronavirus.
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 your personal information is used within the borders, immigration and citizenship system.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new border rules in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland introduced due to coronavirus. The rules will apply to travellers to the UK from 8 June 2020.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new border rules in England and Northern Ireland introduced due to coronavirus. The rules will apply to travellers to the UK from 8 June 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.
This guidance tells caseworkers about the Global Talent visa category.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new English border rules introduced due to coronavirus. The rules will apply to travellers to the UK from 8 June 2020.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda for your UK visa application.
Information to help employers prepare for the UK’s new points-based immigration system.
Code of practice which sets out procedures to be followed by drivers and companies to prevent people using their vehicles to enter the UK illegally.
List of 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 considering the forms it needs to complete when preparing a case for prosecution.
Immigration Rules archive: 6 April 2020 to 3 June 2020
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 UK Visa and Immigration's policy on applications for a UK visa or visa extension under Global Talent.
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new English border rules introduced due to coronavirus. The rules will apply to travellers to the UK from 8 June 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.
Technical information for licensed sponsors using bulk data transfers between their IT systems and the sponsorship management system (SMS).
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 considering claims based on family life, private life, or exceptional circumstances.
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 organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance for Tier 4 sponsors, migrants and short-term students on temporary concessions in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Rwanda for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the Gambia for your UK visa application.
Guidance on the purpose, processes and functions for the case progression panels.
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 Zambia for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Rwanda for your UK visa application.
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.
Guidance for Tier 4 sponsors, migrants and short-term students on temporary concessions in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.
This is advice for Tier 2, 4 and 5 visa sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Immigration staff guidance on considering claims based on 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.
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.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) customer service operations.
Data on Immigration Enforcement activities.
Data on HM Passport Office activities.
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.
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.