Arrest warrants

Guidance on how UK Visas and Immigration issues arrest warrants.


Arrest warrants

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This guidance explains the Home Office immigration enforcement arrest warrant policy. It covers:

  • who can be arrested and charged
  • applying for a warrant when someone fails to answer bail
  • information about the fugitive unit
  • how to cancel an issued arrest warrant
Published 13 January 2014
Last updated 20 May 2015 + show all updates
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