News story

Inspection work in progress

Details of completed inspections awaiting publication, and active inspections.

Completed inspections awaiting publication

  1. An inspection of ePassport gates (17 June 2021)
  2. Adults at Risk in Immigration Detention 2 (30 June 2021)
  3. A further inspection of the EU Settlement Scheme (15 July 2021)
  4. An inspection of Asylum Casework (23 July 2021)
  5. A short inspection of reporting events at Becket House Immigration Reporting Centre based upon onsite observations (20 August 2021)
  6. An inspection of UK Visas and Immigration Front End Services (9 September 2021)
  7. A short inspection of Border Force queue management at Birmingham Airport (28 September 2021)
  8. An inspection of the effectiveness of the UKVI Chief Caseworker Unit’s referral process (14 October 2021)

Live inspections

  1. The use of contingency asylum accommodation
  2. An Inspection of a small seaport
  3. An Inspection of the higher education sector
  4. An inspection of Family Visas

Published Reports and Government Responses

Published 10 August 2017
Last updated 28 September 2021 + show all updates
  1. The Chief Inspector's report on his ‘short inspection of Border Force queue management at Birmingham Airport', has been sent to the Home Secretary.

  2. The following ICIBI inspection reports have been sent to the Home Secretary: 1. An inspection of Asylum Casework 2. A short inspection of reporting events at Becket House Immigration Reporting Centre based upon onsite observations 3. An inspection of UK Visas and Immigration Front End Services

  3. EU Settlement Scheme 3 went to the Home Secretary.

  4. Inspection reports sent to the Home Secretary.

  5. Added the inspection 'The use of hotels and barracks as contingency asylum accommodation' to live inspections'.

  6. The Chief Inspector has submitted his latest Inspection report on country of origin information (El Salvador and Sudan) to the Home Secretary.

  7. Added an update about the Intelligence Inspection

  8. The Chief Inspector has sent his inspection report on the Home Office’s use of sanctions and penalties to the Home Secretary.

  9. The Chief Inspector sent the Home Secretary his inspection report on the Home Office's Country of Origin Information products relating to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression, September 2020. (13 October 2020)

  10. The Chief Inspector submitted his inspection of the Home Office’s use of language services in the asylum process to the Home Secretary on Thursday 14 May 2020.

  11. ICIBI work in progresss webpage updated following the submission of the Chief Inspector's report, on the Home Office’s response to in-country clandestine arrivals (‘lorry drops’) and to irregular migrants arriving via ‘small boats’, to the Home Secretary.

  12. Administrative reviews report has been sent to the Home Secretary.

  13. Reflects publication of the inspection report on Glasgow and Edinburgh airports, the re-inspection report on the Right of Abode being sent to the Home Secretary and the commencement of the Sanctions and Penalties and Resettlement Schemes: VPRS, VCRS and Community Sponsorship inspections

  14. Two reports have been sent to the Home Secretary and Disruption and prosecution of perpetrators of modern slavery has been added to the live inspections list.

  15. Page amended to reflect reports that have been published and sent to the Home Secretary.

  16. Updated work in progress.

  17. An update of work in progress

  18. The ICIBI sends his report on Home Office (Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System) collaborative working with other government departments and agencies to the Home Secretary.

  19. Work in progress updated with new inspections.

  20. Change to reflect sending the South Coast Ports and Asylum Accommodation reports to the Home Secretary.

  21. New inspection "Charging for Services" added

  22. Change to list of work in progress following publication of Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme inspection

  23. Updated work in progress for the inspectorate.

  24. Page updated with current work in progress

  25. First published.