Visas and immigration operational guidance – collection

Entry clearance basics (entry clearance guidance)

This collection contains UK Visas and Immigration's guidance to support applications made outside the UK.

Contents

  1. Documents

Information and guidance for how visa applications made outside the UK are handled by UK Visas and Immigration.

Documents

  1. Immigration legislation and powers: ECB01

    • Guidance
  2. What is entry clearance: ECB03

    • Guidance
  3. Deportees: ECB04

    • Guidance
  4. Where to apply: ECB05

    • Guidance
  5. Entry clearance fees: ECB06

    • Guidance
  6. Returnability: ECB07

    • Guidance
  7. What are acceptable travel documents for entry clearance: ECB08

    • Guidance
  8. Entry clearance vignettes: ECB09

    • Guidance
  9. Making a decision on an application: ECB10

    • Guidance
  10. Significance of information from a sponsor: ECB11

    • Guidance
  11. Undertakings: ECB12

    • Guidance
  12. Visa endorsements and conditions: ECB13

    • Guidance
  13. Biometric residence permit and leave to remain: ECB14

    • Guidance
  14. Arriving in or departing from the UK: ECB15

    • Guidance
  15. Police registration: ECB16

    • Guidance
  16. Transferring a visa to a new immigration document: ECB17

    • Guidance
  17. Revocation of an entry clearance: ECB18

    • Guidance
  18. Correcting an incorrect endorsement: ECB19

    • Guidance
  19. Unresolved applications: ECB20

    • Guidance
  20. Risk and liaison overseas network: ECB21

    • Guidance
  21. Extant leave: ECB22

    • Guidance