Resolve a dispute with the Home Office through the pre-action protocol

Template letter to help resolve a dispute before court proceedings are started in relation to immigration and nationality decisions (the 'pre-action protocol').


Pre-action protocol for judicial review

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Send this letter to the Home Office if you intend to challenge a decision or action made by the department.

You shouldn’t use this template in urgent cases, for example when a person is about to be removed from the UK (paragraph 6 pre-action protocol for judicial review). You also shouldn’t use this template as a letter before claim in private law claims.

Published 13 April 2015
Last updated 3 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Form amended with updated Home Office postal address.
  2. First published.