What we do

The Home Office leads on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime policy and counter-terrorism and works to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the UK.

Home Office is a ministerial department, supported by 29 agencies and public bodies.

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Our ministers

Our management

Contact Home Office

Home Office

Direct communications unit
2 Marsham Street

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. The minicom service is for members of the public with impaired hearing.

Media enquiries

The Home Office press office only deals with enquiries from the media.

Report an immigration crime

In an emergency, dial 999 and ask for the police.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information requests

Direct communications unit
2 Marsham Street

High profile groups within Home Office

Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.