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What UK Visas and Immigration does

UK Visas and Immigration is responsible for making millions of decisions every year about who has the right to visit or stay in the country, with a firm emphasis on national security and a culture of customer satisfaction for people who come here legally.

UKVI is part of the Home Office.

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Our management

Director General, UK Visas and Immigration
Director for Visas and Citizenship

Contact UKVI

Contact UK Visas and Immigration from outside or inside the UK

Make a subject access request

Find out how to see the personal information that UK Visas and Immigration holds about you.

Report an immigration crime

Immigration Enforcement hotline

0300 123 7000

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 using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

Direct communications unit
2 Marsham Street
United Kingdom

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), FOI requests should be sent by email to:

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information. Find out About our services.