What we do

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 policies

  1. Immigration and borders

    Immigration enriches our culture and strengthens our economy and we want to attract people to study, work and invest in the UK.

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Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Migrant journey: fifth report

    • 18 February 2015
    • Statistics
  2. Immigration statistics, July to September 2014

    • 27 November 2014
    • Statistics - national statistics

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Our ministers

Our management

    Contact UKVI

    Contact UK Visas and Immigration from inside the UK

    Contact UK Visas and Immigration from outside the UK

    Make a subject access request

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

    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
    SW1P 4DF

    Corporate information

    Jobs and contracts

    Find out About our services.