Guidance

Chapters 46 to 62: detention and removals

Guidance and information on detention and removals for officers dealing with enforcement immigration matters within the UK.

This publication was withdrawn on

For detention (formerly chapter 55) and bail (57) see under: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/offender-management.

For MP representations (59) and judicial review and injunctions (60) see under: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/returns-preparation.

Chapters 53 and 56 have been withdrawn and archive version are below.

Documents

Chapter 53: extenuating circumstances

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Chapter 56: home leave, TA, reporting restrictions

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Details

Enforcement instructions and guidance documents on detention and removals used by UK Visas and Immigration.

Published 11 December 2013
Last updated 12 June 2017 + show all updates
  1. Removal of chapters 47,48,49 and 58.
  2. Updated chapter 57 guidance.
  3. Removal of Chapter 62: re-entry bans.
  4. Chapter 50 guidance removed.
  5. Chapter 57 guidance updated.
  6. Updated chapter 60 guidance.
  7. Removal of chapter 52 on documentation.
  8. Updated 'chapter 50 and 62' guidance for use on or after 24 November.
  9. Chapter 60 updated
  10. Removal of chapter 61: arrest teams, operational procedures guidance.
  11. Chapter 46 and 54 guidance removed.
  12. Chapters 50, 55 and 60 updated.
  13. 'Chapter 55: detention and temporary release' updated and 'Chapter 55a: pregnant women in detention' added.
  14. Chapter 57 updated.
  15. Updated chapter 60 guide.
  16. Guidance on 'Chapter 50: (EEA) EEA administrative removals' removed.
  17. Updated chapter 50 (EEA) – EEA administrative removal guidance.
  18. Updated chapter 55 and chapter 50 guidance.
  19. Updated chapter 61: arrest teams, operational procedures guidance.
  20. Updated chapter 50: (EEA) EEA administrative removals guidance.
  21. Updated chapter 50 (EEA) – EEA administrative removal guidance.
  22. Updated chapter 55 guidance.
  23. Updated chapter 50 (EEA) document to correct formatting
  24. Updated chapter 50: (EEA) EEA administrative removals
  25. updated chapter 50
  26. Updated chapter 61 guidance.
  27. Updated chapter 61 guidance.
  28. Updated chapter 50: (EEA) EEA administrative removals guidance.
  29. Updated chapter 50 and 60 guidance.
  30. Updated guidance.
  31. Updated chapters - 48 and 51.
  32. Updated chapter 50: persons liable to administrative removal under section 10 (non EEA) guidance.
  33. Updsated chapter 55 guidance.
  34. Updated chapter 60.
  35. Updated chapter 50: (EEA) EEA administrative removals.
  36. Updated chapter 50 and 51.
  37. Updated chapter 48 and 57 documents.
  38. Updated chapter 51 guidance.
  39. Updated document.
  40. New guidance to be used on or after 20 October 2014.
  41. updated chapter 50
  42. Updated guidance.
  43. Update to chapter 50, 57 and 61 guidance.
  44. Updated chapter 60 guidance.
  45. Updated guidance on EEA Administrative Removal (Chapter 50).
  46. Updated guidance.
  47. First published.