Grenfell Tower: handling relatives' immigration cases

Guidance on requests for further limited leave from relatives of those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.


Grenfell Tower: relatives policy

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This guidance tells Home Office staff, how to consider requests for extensions of stay for up to 6 months under the Grenfell relatives’ policy. The policy provides for relatives who were last granted a short period (less than 6 months) of leave to enter outside of the Immigration Rules to support a survivor of the fire in the UK, or make funeral arrangements for a victim of the fire, who wish to remain for up to 6 months from their date of entry to the UK; or extend their stay for up to a further 6 months because they are a core participant or required to give oral evidence in the public inquiry.

It also sets out what other options are available to relatives of those directly affected by the Grenfell fire who aren’t eligible for consideration under the Grenfell relatives’ policy in order to extend their stay in the UK.

Published 11 October 2017
Last updated 26 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated relatives guidance.
  2. Updated the page with a revised document.
  3. First published.