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

    • 22 November 2013
    • Guidance
  2. What is entry clearance: ECB03

    • 1 January 2013
    • Guidance
  3. Deportees: ECB04

    • 24 April 2015
    • Guidance
  4. Where to apply: ECB05

    • 24 April 2015
    • Guidance
  5. Entry clearance fees: ECB06

    • 26 November 2013
    • Guidance
  6. Returnability: ECB07

    • 26 November 2013
    • Guidance
  7. What are acceptable travel documents for entry clearance: ECB08

    • 26 November 2013
    • Guidance
  8. Entry clearance vignettes: ECB09

    • 27 November 2013
    • Guidance
  9. Making a decision on an application: ECB10

    • 28 November 2013
    • Guidance
  10. Significance of information from a sponsor: ECB11

    • 28 November 2013
    • Guidance
  11. Undertakings: ECB12

    • 28 November 2013
    • Guidance
  12. Visa endorsements and conditions: ECB13

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  13. Biometric residence permit and leave to remain: ECB14

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  14. Arriving in or departing from the UK: ECB15

    • 28 November 2013
    • Guidance
  15. Police registration: ECB16

    • 29 April 2015
    • Guidance
  16. Transferring a visa to a new immigration document: ECB17

    • 15 July 2015
    • Guidance
  17. Revocation of an entry clearance: ECB18

    • 24 April 2015
    • Guidance
  18. Correcting an incorrect endorsement: ECB19

    • 7 May 2014
    • Guidance
  19. Unresolved applications: ECB20

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  20. Risk and liaison overseas network: ECB21

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  21. Extant leave: ECB22

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance