Employment, Business and Investment Visas

Entry clearance is the procedure used by Entry Clearance Officers (ECOs) at British missions overseas to check, before a person arrives in the UK, if that person qualifies under the Immigration Rules for entry to the UK.

Visitors

You’ll need to have your fingerprints and photograph (known as ‘biometric information’) taken at a visa application centre as part of your application.You may be able to get your visa faster or other services depending on what country you’re in – check with your visa application centre.

Asylum-Seekers and Refugees

Complete this form if you are appealing from inside the United Kingdom and you have the right to do so. To help you complete this form, refer to the guidance provided.

Immigration Appeals

Forms IAFT-1, IAFT-2 and IAFT-5 for General Appeal for Inside the UK and Outside the UK, if your human rights or protection claim has been refused while you’re in the UK, A decision made under the European Economic Area (EEA) Regulations, A decision by the Home Office to deport you (as an EEA National)...

Immigration Status

Contains general guidance to check your immigration status, contact information and opening times.

Immigration Judicial Review

T480 – Judicial review claim form, T482 – Acknowledgment of service, T483 – Application for urgent consideration, T484 – Application notice (Upper Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber), B1 – Application to be released on bail , Out of hours’ application (Queen’s Bench Division)

British Nationality, Right to Abode And Settlement

You can apply to settle in the UK (known as ‘indefinite leave to remain’) if you’ve got a residence card as a refugee or a person with humanitarian protection

Students

Overseas Students must apply online. You may apply for an Administrative Review if you believe that the decision to refuse your entry clearance application was incorrect.

Family Reunion

Outside of the UK Family Members FLR(M) – Form to extend stay in the UK as the partner or dependent child of someone who is settled here or who is a refugee or under humanitarian protection. FLR(HR0) – Form to extend your stay in the UK for human rights claims, leave outside the rules and other routes not covered by other forms. FLR(FP) – Form to apply to stay in the UK on the basis of your family life as a partner, parent or dependent child or on the basis of your private life in the UK.

Deportation and Administrative Removal

IAFT-5 – A decision by the Home Office to deport you (as an EEA National) IAFT-DIA – A decision where you’ve been detained in an Immigration detention centre and your decision letter was sent by the Home Office IAFT-5 – A decision where you’ve been detained in prison and your decision letter was sent by the Home Office

European Union Nationals

IAFT-5 – A decision made under the European Economic Area (EEA) Regulations, IAFT-5 – A decision by the Home Office to deport you (as an EEA National), EEA (QP) – Application for a registration certificate as an EEA national qualified person, EEA (EFM) – Application for a registration certificate or residence card as the ‘extended’ family member of an EEA or Swiss national, EEA (FM) – Application for a registration certificate or residence card as the family member of an EEA or Swiss national, EEA (PR) – Application for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card, VAF5 – Application for EEA family permit

Immigration Judicial Review

T480 – Judicial review claim form, T482 – Acknowledgment of service, T483 – Application for urgent consideration, T484 – Application notice (Upper Tribunal Immigration and Asylum Chamber), B1 – Application to be released on bail , Out of hours’ application (Queen’s Bench Division)

Students

Overseas Students must apply online. You may apply for an Administrative Review if you believe that the decision to refuse your entry clearance application was incorrect.

Immigration Status

Contains general guidance to check your immigration status, contact information and opening times.

European Union Nationals

IAFT-5 – A decision made under the European Economic Area (EEA) Regulations, IAFT-5 – A decision by the Home Office to deport you (as an EEA National), EEA (QP) – Application for a registration certificate as an EEA national qualified person, EEA (EFM) – Application for a registration certificate or residence card as the ‘extended’ family member of an EEA or Swiss national, EEA (FM) – Application for a registration certificate or residence card as the family member of an EEA or Swiss national, EEA (PR) – Application for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card, VAF5 – Application for EEA family permit

Asylum-Seekers and Refugees

Complete this form if you are appealing from inside the United Kingdom and you have the right to do so. To help you complete this form, refer to the guidance provided.

Deportation and Administrative Removal

IAFT-5 – A decision by the Home Office to deport you (as an EEA National) IAFT-DIA – A decision where you’ve been detained in an Immigration detention centre and your decision letter was sent by the Home Office IAFT-5 – A decision where you’ve been detained in prison and your decision letter was sent by the Home Office

Immigration Appeals

Forms IAFT-1, IAFT-2 and IAFT-5 for General Appeal for Inside the UK and Outside the UK, if your human rights or protection claim has been refused while you’re in the UK, A decision made under the European Economic Area (EEA) Regulations, A decision by the Home Office to deport you (as an EEA National)...​

British Nationality, Right to Abode And Settlement

You can apply to settle in the UK (known as ‘indefinite leave to remain’) if you’ve got a residence card as a refugee or a person with humanitarian protection

Employment, Business and Investment Visas

Entry clearance is the procedure used by Entry Clearance Officers (ECOs) at British missions overseas to check, before a person arrives in the UK, if that person qualifies under the Immigration Rules for entry to the UK.

Under Visitors

You’ll need to have your fingerprints and photograph (known as ‘biometric information’) taken at a visa application centre as part of your application.You may be able to get your visa faster or other services depending on what country you’re in – check with your visa application centre.

Family Reunion

Outside of the UK Family Members FLR(M) – Form to extend stay in the UK as the partner or dependent child of someone who is settled here or who is a refugee or under humanitarian protection. FLR(HR0) – Form to extend your stay in the UK for human rights claims, leave outside the rules and other routes not covered by other forms. FLR(FP) – Form to apply to stay in the UK on the basis of your family life as a partner, parent or dependent child or on the basis of your private life in the UK.

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