Published 1 October 2012
Last updated 8 December 2017
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8 December 2017
Updated guidance on implementing the overseas visitor charging regulations.
30 November 2017
Added 'Non-NHS providers operational overview'.
25 October 2017
Updated 'Guidance on implementing the overseas visitor charging regulations' because the regulations now apply to non-NHS providers; and because upfront charging for non-urgent treatment is now mandatory.
20 October 2017
Added 'Upfront charging operational framework' document.
22 August 2017
Revised guidance incorporating changes to regulations taking effect from 21 August and 23 October 2017.
19 July 2017
Guidance published for providers of NHS secondary care on amendments to the Charging Regulations that come into force on 21 August 2017 and 23 October 2017.
6 April 2016
Changes to health surcharge from 6 April 2016 added.
14 March 2016
Updated 'Overseas chargeable patients, NHS debt and immigration rules: guidance on administration and data sharing'
8 March 2016
'United Kingdom permanent residence entitlement' document removed as it was superseded by 'Ways in which people can be lawfully resident in the UK'.
1 February 2016
Guidance updated to take account of changes to The National Health Services (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2015.
29 May 2015
Ordinary residence tool for overseas visitor managers added.
25 March 2015
Updated to provide guidance on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015
26 August 2014
Updated appendices 1 to 8 of the guidance on overseas visitors hospital charging regulations and amended chapter 5.
31 October 2013
Guidance and appendices updated for EU case law developments.
1 October 2012