Visas and immigration operational guidance – collection

Enforcement and criminal investigations (modernised guidance)

This collection brings together modernised guidance about enforcement and processes used by UK Visas and Immigration.

This collection contains instructions on enforcement action and processes.

Documents

  1. Arrest guidance

    • Guidance
  2. Arrest warrants

    • Guidance
  3. Criminal courts and police officers: bail and refusal of bail

    • Guidance
  4. Criminal courts and police officers: bail and refusal of bail

    • Guidance
  5. Case decision logs

    • Guidance
  6. Conditional cautions for foreign offenders

    • Guidance
  7. Criminal appeals

    • Guidance
  8. Criminal investigation: court proceedings

    • Guidance
  9. Criminal investigation: daybooks

    • Guidance
  10. Criminal investigation guidance for witness summons

    • Guidance
  11. Criminal investigation: powers under Crime and Courts Act 2013

    • Guidance
  12. Criminal investigation: sham marriage

    • Guidance
  13. Defence against prosecution

    • Guidance
  14. Deportation: investigation guidance

    • Guidance
  15. Dress code and standard of appearance for criminal investigation staff

    • Guidance
  16. Escaped detainees

    • Guidance
  17. Evidence in criminal investigations

    • Guidance
  18. Extradition in criminal investigation cases

    • Guidance
  19. Financial orders under part 8 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

    • Guidance
  20. Financial reporting orders

    • Guidance
  21. Firearms, weapons and explosives: safety procedures

    • Guidance
  22. Giving evidence in court

    • Guidance
  23. High risk border breaches

    • Guidance
  24. Indecent and obscene materials

    • Guidance
  25. Interviewing suspects

    • Guidance
  26. Manual of guidance and MG forms

    • Guidance
  27. Notebook guidance

    • Guidance
  28. Offenders who assist investigators

    • Guidance
  29. Offensive weapons: safe handling procedures for immigration officers

    • Guidance
  30. Operational briefings and planning

    • Guidance
  31. Operational debriefings

    • Guidance
  32. Personal safety advice

    • Guidance
  33. Personal safety training (PST)

    • Guidance
  34. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 Order 2013

    • Guidance
  35. Police cautions

    • Guidance
  36. Police national computer (PNC)

    • Guidance
  37. Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA)

    • Guidance
  38. Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA): money laundering provisions

    • Guidance
  39. Property control and storage

    • Guidance
  40. Property disposal

    • Guidance
  41. Property forfeiture

    • Guidance
  42. Prosecution under section 2: failure to produce immigration document

    • Guidance
  43. Removals casework case type

    • Guidance
  44. Search and seizure: premises

    • Guidance
  45. Searching for cash: section 289 of the proceeds of crime act (POCA)

    • Guidance
  46. Search of a person

    • Guidance
  47. Section 31 Immigration and Asylum Act 1999: defence against prosecution

    • Guidance
  48. Tamper evident bags

    • Guidance
  49. Threat to life policy

    • Guidance
  50. Travel document interview process and prosecution under section 35

    • Guidance
  51. Using and maintaining official vehicles

    • Guidance
  52. Using tasked witnesses and witnesses who assist

    • Guidance
  53. Witness statements

    • Guidance

Enforcement

Enforcement

  1. Preventing illegal working

    • Guidance

Removals casework

Removals casework

  1. Receiving and allocating cases

    • Guidance