Guidance

Correcting an incorrect endorsement: ECB19

Updated 19 May 2016

1. ECB19.1: required entry clearance amendments

If an applicant finds, after they’ve arrived in the UK, that their visa has been issued with an incorrect endorsement they can request to have it amended. This can be done directly or through a representative or sponsor.

If the error is on a biometric residence permit (BRP) the applicant must report the problem online.

If the error relates to a vignette endorsement the applicant should contact UKVI International Sheffield.

They must include a scan of the vignette with the email.

If the applicant contacts the decision making centre (DMC) direct they should be asked to submit the request as above.

2. ECB19.2: action by UKVI International Sheffield

UKVI International will consider if an endorsement error has been made.

They aim to consider amendments within 5 working days.

If there is an error, it will be changed free of charge.

The applicant will be asked to send their passport and a recent passport sized photograph to the below address for a replacement vignette to be issued.

Sheffield Visa Section
PO Box 3468
Sheffield
S3 8WA