Closed consultation

Home Office’s immigration statistics – arrivals data

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Detail of feedback received

We are grateful for the responses to the government’s consultation on withdrawing the requirement for non-EEA nationals to present a landing card on arrival to the UK.

The results of the consultation continue to be carefully considered and a formal response will be published in due course.


The Home Office is consulting on its plans to withdraw the requirement for landing cards on arrival into the UK.

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Consultation description

The Home Office is investing in transformation at the border to further enhance Border Force’s ability to deliver its objectives. This includes the increasing application of digital technology.

In line with its transformation to digital systems, from 1 October 2017, the Home Office proposes to end the requirement for non-EEA passengers to present a paper landing card on arrival into the UK.

How to respond

You can email your comments to:

Please mark your email ‘For the attention of the Consultation Co-ordinator’.


Home Office’s Immigration Statistics – arrivals data

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Published 5 August 2017
Last updated 14 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated information on the public response to the consultation.
  2. First published.