Criminality and detention (immigration staff guidance)

This collection contains immigration staff guidance about the criminality and detention service.

This collection contains immigration staff guidance about UK Visas and Immigration’s criminality and detention service.


  1. Adult detention reviews
  2. Appeals against conviction and sentence
  3. Completing the parole board information form
  4. Cases involving impending prosecution
  5. Concluding family cases
  6. Criminality guidance in article 8 ECHR cases
  7. Detaining EEA nationals
  8. Deporting families of foreign offenders
  9. Detaining families
  10. Deporting non-EEA foreign nationals
  11. Disclosing personal information to victims of foreign offenders
  12. Drug offences (Bournemouth commitment)
  13. Early removal scheme for foreign offenders
  14. Exclusion from the UK: decisions and orders
  15. Facilitated return scheme
  16. Foreign witnesses
  17. Handling telephone calls to duty officer numbers
  18. Home detention curfew scheme
  19. Identifying British citizens and others exempt from deportation
  20. Liaising with the National Crime Agency (NCA)
  21. Managing foreign offenders cases with families
  22. Managing foreign national offenders under 18 years old
  23. Managing MPs’ correspondences
  24. Managing non-detained convicted foreign nationals
  25. Managing returning families with children
  26. Office administration processes in criminal cases
  27. Operation Nexus: High Harm
  28. Processing ACRO referrals in criminal casework
  29. Release on temporary licence and transfer to open conditions
  30. Serving decisions on file
  31. Tariff-expired removal scheme
Published 28 November 2013
Last updated 20 October 2016 + show all updates
  1. Litigation debt guidance added.

  2. New guidance on processing ACRO referrals in criminal casework.

  3. New guidance on revocation of a deportation order.

  4. Guidance added on foreign witnesses.

  5. New guidance on release on temporary licence and transfer to open conditions.

  6. New guidance on appeals against conviction and sentence.

  7. First published.