Guidance

Chapters 1 to 10: immigration offences and breaches

Guidance and information on immigration offences and breaches for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.

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This guidance is no longer in use and has been archived. For current guidance and information on administrative and criminal powers for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK see ‘Powers and operational procedure’.

Documents

Chapter 1: illegal entrant

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Chapter 2: entry without leave

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Chapter 3: illegal entry by deception

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Chapter 4: no evidence of lawful entry (NELE)

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Chapter 5: entry in breach of a deportation order

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Details

Archived enforcement instructions and guidance documents on immigration offences and breaches used by UK Visas and Immigration.

Published 11 December 2013
Last updated 2 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. Chapters 6, 8 and 10 removed.
  2. 'Chapter 9: identifying victims of trafficking' guidance removed.
  3. Removal of chapter 7: service of notice of illegal entry.
  4. Updated chapter 2 guidance.
  5. Updated chapter 2 guidance.
  6. Updated chapter 7 guidance.
  7. replaced chapter 7
  8. First published.