Collection

General grounds for refusal (immigration staff guidance)

This collection contains immigration staff guidance on general grounds for refusal.

This collection contains immigration staff guidance on general grounds for refusal of entry clearance and leave to remain.

Documents

Published 31 March 2014
Last updated 25 May 2021 + show all updates
  1. Removed out-of-date guidance: 'General grounds for refusal: about this guidance', 'General grounds for refusal: considering entry clearance', 'General grounds for refusal: considering entry at UK port', 'General grounds for refusal: considering leave to remain', 'General grounds for refusal: refusing and refusal wording'.

  2. Added Grounds for refusal: rough sleeping guidance.

  3. Added 'Suitability: additional grounds for refusal of permission to stay: crew members (immigration staff guidance)' to collection.

  4. Added 'Suitability: previous breach of UK immigration laws' to collection.

  5. Added Suitability: section 5 additional grounds for cancellation of entry clearance immigration staff guidance.

  6. Added new suitability and grounds for refusal documents for immigration rules changes on 1 December 2020.

  7. False representations – Tier 1 (General) earnings concerns guidance added.

  8. Added link to General grounds for refusal: false representation

  9. New guidance on the requirement for a criminal record certificate.

  10. Updated guidance.

  11. Updated guidance.

  12. First published.