UK Visas and Immigration Updates

Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation, passenger locator form or COVID testing requirements.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Immigration staff guidance on using evidential flexibility when considering applications.
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.
Guidance about sham marriages and the offences involved.
Details and contacts for all T2 (Worker) and T5 (Temporary Worker) sports governing bodies.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
This guidance tells caseworkers about the Global Talent visa category.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance on how to apply for a visa for a Commonwealth country or British overseas territory.
Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation, passenger locator form or COVID testing requirements.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation, passenger locator form or COVID testing requirements.
Guidance to deal with requests to transfer asylum claimants into the UK with reference to the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.
Guidance for staff on how decisions are made about applications for new entrepreneurs seeking to establish a business in the UK for the first time.
Guidance for staff on how decisions are made about applications from Innovators.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration procedure for securing seized or detained items in a tamper evident bag (TEB).
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 full terms and conditions explain the applicant’s obligations and what they can expect when booking and taking the Life in the UK Test.
Staff guidance for considering cases where leave expires while the holder is overseas and unable to return to the UK due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.
List of authorised organisations for an innovator visa.
List of authorised organisations for a start-up visa
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
Immigration staff guidance on using evidential flexibility when considering 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 the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Come to the UK for private medical treatment - what visa to apply for, what to do when you travel to the UK
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 Worker, Temporary Worker and Student sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Prove and share details of your right to rent in England if you have a biometric residence card or permit, settled or pre-settled status, or you applied for a visa and used the ‘UK Immigration: ID Check’ app to scan your identity document on your phone.
View a tenant's right to rent if they have a biometric residence card, biometric residence permit, settled or pre-settled status, or applied for a visa and used the ‘UK Immigration: ID Check’ app to scan their identity document on their phone.
This is advice for Worker, Temporary Worker and Student sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Immigration staff guidance on the common travel area (CTA).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
This is advice for Worker, Temporary Worker and Student sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Information to help employers prepare for the UK’s new points-based immigration system.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
Guidance about Article 10 and 20 residence cards.
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on applications for a visa or visa extension under T5 (Temporary Worker).
How to provide evidence that you're a family member of an EEA or Swiss citizen or person of Northern Ireland.
What you need to know about crossing the UK border and visiting the UK.
Informator zawiera wskazówki, których celem jest ułatwienie obywatelom Unii Europejskiej i ich rodzinom składania wniosków w systemie osiedleńczym dla obywateli UE.
Este recurso proporciona información para ayudar a los ciudadanos de la UE y sus familias a presentar su solicitud para el sistema de registro de ciudadanos de la UE.
Verktygslådan innehåller information till stöd för EU-medborgare och deras familjer inför ansökan till EU Settlement Scheme.
O guia contém informação para ajudar os cidadãos da EU e os seus familiares a apresentar o pedido no Sistema de Registo de Cidadãos da EU (EU Settlement Scheme).
Guidance on applications to register as a British citizens submitted by or on behalf of British nationals.
Súbor nástrojov poskytuje informácie na podporu občanov EÚ a ich rodín, aby mohli podať žiadosť do Pobytovej schémy pre občanov EÚ.
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).
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.
Zbirka navodil vsebuje informacije v pomoč državljanom EU in njihovim družinam pri prijavi v shemo za pridobitev statusa za državljane EU.
Guidance on how UK Visas and Immigration makes decisions on the grounds of public policy and public security.
Šajā metodiskajā līdzeklī ir informācija, kas ES pilsoņiem un viņu ģimenes locekļiem palīdzēs iesniegt pieteikumus ES Pastāvīgā statusa shēmas ietvaros.
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.
Az eszköztár információt nyújt az uniós polgárok és családtagjaik részére az uniós polgárok letelepedési rendszerébe benyújtandó kérelmekkel kapcsolatban.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 31 December 2020.
Immigration Rules archive: 1 December 2020 to 30 December 2020.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance on how UK Visas and Immigration use EU and Chicago letters to make enforced removals.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Immigration staff guidance on considering applications from Commonwealth citizens with a grandparent born in the UK.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance for Student sponsors, migrants and short-term students on temporary concessions in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
This is advice for Worker, Temporary Worker and Student 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.
Guidance relating to the social workers embedded within the Kent Intake Unit.
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 on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance on assessing whether someone is excluded from Asylum or Humanitarian Protection.
This guidance tells caseworkers when an application for entry clearance, permission to enter or permission to stay may be refused where an applicant has failed to pay charges under relevant NHS regulations.
This guidance is for whether to refuse an application where a person fails without reasonable excuse to comply with a requirement to provide information
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance on whether an individual has an automatic claim to British citizenship.
Guidance on grounds of false representations, false documents, false information or failure to disclose a relevant fact where refusal is discretionary.
Guidance on applications for a purpose not covered by the Immigration Rules.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance on how UK Visas and Immigration deals with litigation debts owed to the Home Office from applicants.
This form is to be used by all Worker and Temporary Worker sponsors who want to request prioritising an eligible request type.
List of documents that businesses and education providers must provide with an application for a Student, T2 (Worker) and T5 (Temporary Worker) sponsor licence.
Guidance on applications for naturalisation as a British citizen.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Policy guidance on the appeals process from the Immigration Act 2014.
Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
How to carry out right to work checks, why you need to do them, and which documents you can use.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
Immigration staff guide for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications to enter or remain in the UK as a dependant family member of a Tier 1 migrant.
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.
Guidance to apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you are living in the UK.
Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring a Skilled Worker.
Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring an Intra-Company Worker.
Guide to the sponsorship documents that businesses and educational institutions must keep.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Immigration staff guidance on renewing a sponsor’s licence.
You can enter the UK as an S2 Healthcare Visitor if you have been authorised to receive planned healthcare in the UK under the ‘S2 arrangement' or you're accompanying or joining someone who is.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Claim forms and guidance for people who may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation 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.
Guidance for decision makers considering cases under the Windrush Compensation 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.
This guidance explains full details of the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
Immigration staff guidance on sponsorship customer service standards.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
What you need to know about crossing the UK border and visiting the UK from 1 January 2021.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Ghana 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 on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance for EUSS applicants in or outside the UK who have been affected by restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Guidance for applicants for documentation issued under the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016 who have been affected by restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Guidance for Turkish ECAA applicants both in and outside of the UK who need to apply for leave and are affected by restrictions associated with coronavirus.
The Windrush Compensation Scheme has been reformed following a consultation with the Windrush Working Group.
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 on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
Immigration staff guidance on considering family migration applications that are not required to; or cannot meet the minimum income threshold.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Apply for a Frontier Worker permit to work in the UK while living outside the UK: who can apply, how to apply, what you’ll get, what happens after you apply
This guide provides you with information on the frontier worker permit scheme.
Find out about the latest Windrush Compensation Scheme and Windrush Taskforce engagement events.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
How to apply to get on the list of permit-free art and music festivals.
Information for British National (Overseas) citizens on immigration to the UK following the announcement of national security legislation in Hong Kong.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 10 December 2020.
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.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 10 December 2020.
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’re coming to the UK, you’ll need to prove you have enough money to support yourself and any dependants in the UK. What you need to show depends on the route you’re applying on and your personal circumstances.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance on considering applications from frontier workers.
How to ask us to review a decision we made about a Frontier Worker permit.
How to ask us to review a decision we made about a Frontier Worker permit.
Guidance on considering applications from frontier workers.
Apply for a Frontier Worker permit to work in the UK while living outside the UK: who can apply, how to apply, what you’ll get, what happens after you apply
Information about the UK’s points-based immigration system for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who will arrive in the UK after 31 December 2020.
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.
UK Visas and Immigration entry application guidance on travel facilities for non-EEA national school pupils living in a member state.
Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring an Intra-Company Worker.
Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring a Skilled Worker.
Form to apply for a Global talent or a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) endorsement review.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
This A4 document provides you with an introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Form to apply to review a refused application due to a case worker error or failure to consider a piece of evidence.
This guidance was published in response to the judgment in PK (GHANA).
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the S2 Healthcare Visitor route.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance about the Article 10 and 20 residence cards and what they allow holders to do.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on applications for a visa or visa extension under T5 (Temporary Worker).
Guidance on the priority change of circumstances service for Worker or Temporary Worker sponsors.
This form is to be used by all Worker and Temporary Worker sponsors who want to request prioritising an eligible request type.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Information to help employers prepare for the UK’s new points-based immigration system.
Information about the UK’s points-based immigration system for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who will arrive in the UK after 31 December 2020.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
What you need to know about crossing the UK border and visiting the UK from 1 February 2020.
What you need to know about crossing the UK border and visiting the UK from 1 January 2021.
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).
Immigration Rules archive: 05 October 2020 to 30 November 2020.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under T2 and T5.
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Staff guidance on applications where a person is involved in a sham marriage.
Staff guidance on applications where a person is involved in a sham marriage.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under T2 and T5.
Guidance to register as a British citizen if you were born before 1983 to a British mother.
Guidance to address cancelling leave in line with Section 5 of Part 9 of the Immigration Rules.
Guidance for those working for a company based in Switzerland and your employer needs you to work on a pre-existing contract in the UK.
Guidance on grounds of false representations, false documents, false information or failure to disclose a relevant fact where refusal is discretionary.
This guidance is for whether to refuse an application where a person fails without reasonable excuse to comply with a requirement to provide information
This guidance tells caseworkers when an application for entry clearance, permission to enter or permission to stay may be refused where an applicant has failed to pay charges under relevant NHS regulations.
Guidance on considering applications from people who wish to enter or remain in the UK as the dependent family member.
Guidance on assessing whether someone is excluded from Asylum or Humanitarian Protection.
Guidance on criminal history for entry clearance applications in the UK.
Use this step-by-step guide if you are a T5 (Creative or Sporting Worker) sponsor managing groups of certificate of sponsorship (CoS).
How to apply for a Student sponsor licence and how to sponsor a student.
Guidance on assessing admissibility to the Common Travel Area or other countries.
Guidance for decision makers considering cases under the Windrush scheme.
Staff guidance on dealing with applications non-conducive to the public good.
Guidance on applications for a purpose not covered by the Immigration Rules.
Guidance for applicants outside the UK. It explains the steps to applying for and being granted a visa to live in the UK.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under T2 and T5.
Immigration staff guidance on calculating the 5 year continuous period in the UK requirement for an applicant.
A step-by-step guide for bulk data transfer of confirmations of acceptance for studies.
A step-by-step guide to using miscellaneous confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) functions.
Guidance on refusing or cancelling entry clearance or permission to enter when a person has breached customs regulations.
This guidance explains the documents you should provide to support your application to visit the UK.
Policy guidance on the appeals process from the Immigration Act 2014.
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.
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).
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Data on Resettlement, Asylum Support and Integration activities.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) customer service operations.
Cross cutting staffing data for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration Enforcement (IE).
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the S2 Healthcare Visitor route.
Prove and share details of your right to rent in England if you have a biometric residence card, biometric residence permit, settled or pre-settled status, or you applied for a visa and used the ‘UK Immigration: ID Check’ app to scan your identity document on your phone.
View a tenant's right to rent if they have a biometric residence card, biometric residence permit, settled or pre-settled status, or applied for a visa and used the ‘UK Immigration: ID Check’ app to scan their identity document on their phone.
List of documents that businesses and education providers must provide with an application for a Tier 2, 4 or 5 sponsor licence.
This guidance advises a landlord, letting agent or homeowner how to conduct a right to rent check when letting privately rented accommodation.
Guidance for landlords, homeowners and letting agents affected by the introduction of right to rent immigration checks.
Information for international carriers about visa requirements for passengers travelling to the UK.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Find out about the latest Windrush Compensation Scheme and Windrush Taskforce engagement events.
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Translations of the settled status for EU citizens and their families guidance in European languages.
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.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Information on the Home Office exchange rate policy (HOERP).
Application form for the Windrush Scheme.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Botswana for your UK visa application.
Information to help employers prepare for the UK’s new points-based immigration system.
List of documents that businesses and education providers must provide with an application for a Tier 2, 4 or 5 sponsor licence.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
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.
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance on how to apply for a visa for a Commonwealth country or British overseas territory.
Guidance on referring potential victims of modern slavery/human trafficking to the national referral mechanism.
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Asylum policy guidance on the code of conduct for interpreters.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Zimbabwe for your UK visa application.
Information about the UK’s points-based immigration system for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who will arrive in the UK after 31 December 2020.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
This notice is provided in accordance with data protection legislation which incorporates the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance and information on administrative and criminal powers for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Immigration staff guidance on considering family migration applications that are not required to; or cannot meet the minimum income threshold.
Immigration staff guidance on dealing with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
This page explains the support you can get if you do not have permission to live permanently in the UK.
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance for frontier workers who want to continue working in the UK or who wish to begin employment in the UK.
Information about fees for citizenship and right of abode applications and payment slip.
Asylum policy guidance on the code of conduct for interpreters.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Informasjonspakken inneholder nyttige opplysninger for EU-borgere og deres familier som skal søke bosettingsordningen for EU-borgere.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Apply for a Health and Care visa if you're a medical professional who's been offered a job with the NHS, an NHS supplier or in adult social care - eligibility, fees, documents, extend or switch, bring your family, taking a second job
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).
Immigration staff guidance for considering applications in the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) category of the points-based system (PBS).
Form for detainees to make an application to the Secretary of State to be released on bail.
Use this form if you are applying for immigration bail from immigration detention or if you are not detained, applying to change your immigration bail conditions.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
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 page explains the support you can get if you do not have permission to live permanently in the UK.
Use this form if you are applying for immigration bail from immigration detention or if you are not detained, applying to change your immigration bail conditions.
Information about applying for a UK visa in Australia.
10 steps to an effective system for drivers to prevent illegal immigration.
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.
Use this checklist to help secure your vehicle to stop people using it to enter the UK illegally.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
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).
Immigration Rules archive: 24 August 2020 to 4 October 2020
Guidance for staff on the process to follow if they have witnesses who are required to give evidence in court.
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration staff on how to prepare an appeal bundle and update caseworking systems.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance for landlords and tenants on how right to rent checks should be carried out and which documents are acceptable.
This guidance advises a landlord, letting agent or homeowner how to conduct a right to rent check when letting privately rented accommodation.
Guidance for landlords, homeowners and letting agents affected by the introduction of right to rent immigration checks.
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 and information on administrative and criminal powers for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance for applicants already in the UK. It explains the steps to applying for and being granted permission to live in the UK.
Guidance for applicants outside the UK. It explains the steps to applying for and being granted a visa to live in the UK.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Detention services order 02/2019 about managing age dispute cases in immigration detention.
Get endorsement for the Global Talent visa to work in the UK as a researcher or academic leader - fellowship, UKRI endorsement, peer review.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Find out about the latest Windrush Compensation Scheme and Windrush Taskforce engagement events.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Information about the premium service for educational institutions which sponsor overseas students.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance on European Economic Area (EEA) national qualified persons.
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 22 October 2020.
Information about the UK’s points-based immigration system for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who will arrive in the UK after 31 December 2020.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Information for British National (Overseas) citizens on immigration to the UK following the announcement of national security legislation in Hong Kong.
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 22 October 2020.
How to apply for a UK visa in Cuba, go to the visa application centre, pay fees and collect documents.
Immigration and nationality fees for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Visa fees transparency data for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UK if you are a Hong Kong British National (Overseas).
Find out how you can make a subject access request to see your own information or on someone else's behalf.
Information about the premium service for educational institutions which sponsor overseas students.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Information for applicants to the Health and Care visa (Tier 2).
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Asylum policy guidance on revoking indefinite leave.
Information about the premium service for educational institutions which sponsor overseas students.
Information about the UK’s points-based immigration system for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens who will arrive in the UK after 31 December 2020.
Guidance based on the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for using interpreters.
Immigration staff guidance on considering applications on human rights medical grounds when the applicant is already here.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Immigration staff guidance on dealing with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Immigration staff guidance on considering claims based on family life, private life, or exceptional circumstances.
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.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Form for an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate to confirm the right to live in the UK as a qualified person.
Form for an 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.
Application for a derivative residence card in the UK through a close association with an EEA national.
Form for a family member of an EEA or Swiss national in the UK to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Immigration staff guidance on dealing with family applications made after 9 July 2012.
Guidance for Innovator and Start up visa endorsing bodies.
Asylum policy guidance on revoking indefinite leave.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
This guidance was published in response to the judgment in PK (GHANA).
Find out about the latest Windrush Compensation Scheme and Windrush Taskforce engagement events.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance for staff on how decisions are made about applications for new entrepreneurs seeking to establish a business in the UK for the first time.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Sudan 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 the Student and Child Student routes.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Russia for your UK visa application.
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 extended family member (EFM) of an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
Application for a derivative residence card in the UK through a close association with an EEA national.
Decisions and orders made by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) on the exclusion of foreign nationals from the UK.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance for decision makers considering cases under the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
This guidance explains full details of the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
Claim forms and guidance for people who may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
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.
What you need to know about crossing the UK border and visiting the UK from 1 January 2021.
What you need to know about crossing the UK border and visiting the UK from 1 February 2020.
Form to give UK Visas and Immigration more information about claim for asylum, humanitarian protection or discretionary permission to be in UK.
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 the Student and Child Student routes.
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.
This A4 document provides you with an introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
This form is to be used by all Tier 2 and 5 sponsors who want to request prioritising an eligible request type.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Russia for your UK visa application.
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your UK visa application.
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance on how to apply for a visa for the UK in China.
Guidance for UKVI staff on dealing with asylum claims from claimants with a pending prosecution.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Information on using the app when applying to work or study in the UK.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Information about applying for a UK visa in New Zealand.
Guidance on the priority change of circumstances service for Tier 2 and 5 sponsors.
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.
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications from people to enter or remain in the UK as students.
A step-by-step guide to creating a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS). This document should be viewed with the SMS guide 4.
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) staff assessing whether an applicant has met the English Language requirement. The guidance is currently only for Students.
Guidance for Student sponsors, migrants and short-term students on temporary concessions in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Information on using the app when applying to work or study in the UK.
Immigration staff guidance on how short-term student applications for entry clearance or leave to enter are considered.
Check how quickly you’ll receive a decision on your UK visa application if you are applying from outside the UK.
If you’re coming to the UK, you’ll need to prove you have enough money to support yourself and any dependants in the UK. What you need to show depends on the route you’re applying on and your personal circumstances.
Guidance to apply to come to the UK as a Tier 2 skilled worker or to extend your stay.
Guidance for applicants already in the UK. It explains the steps to applying for and being granted permission to live in the UK.
Guide to the sponsorship documents that businesses and educational institutions must keep.
How to apply for a Student sponsor licence and how to sponsor a student.
Guidance for applicants outside the UK. It explains the steps to applying for and being granted a visa to live in the UK.
Form for an EEA or Swiss national, a non-EEA or non-Swiss family member of an EEA or Swiss national, to apply for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card in UK.
Form for a family member of an EEA or Swiss national in the UK to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
Form for an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate to confirm the right to live in the UK as a qualified person.
Form for an extended family member (EFM) of an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
The UK has announced the successful transfer of 28 asylum seekers from Greece to reunite with their family members here, showing its ongoing global leadership in providing refuge for the most vulnerable.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance on assessing the good character requirement in nationality applications.
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
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 used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
How to apply for an immigration health surcharge (IHS) refund if you work in health and care.
How to apply for your immigration health surcharge (IHS) reimbursement if you work in health and care.
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
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 to help employers prepare for the UK’s new points-based immigration system.
Guidance for landlords, homeowners and letting agents affected by the introduction of right to rent immigration checks.
Apply for a sponsor licence so you can sponsor foreign workers or students to come and work or study 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.
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Jobs that qualify for exemptions from self-isolation or passenger locator form requirements.