Windrush Scheme application form (UK)

Application form for the Windrush Scheme.


Windrush scheme application form (UK)

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If you are applying from within the UK, you must print and complete the paper form Windrush scheme application form (UK). If you need a physical copy of the form posted to you contact the Windrush Helpline.

As part of our operating processes the Windrush Helpline may contact individuals by telephone, email or letter for a variety of reasons. We will only ask for identity documentation if you have applied under either the Windrush Scheme or the Windrush Compensation Scheme. If you have questions or concerns about an approach for information received please call our helpline who will be happy to advise.

If you are applying from outside the UK you must use the online application form.

Contact the Windrush Helpline

Telephone: 0800 678 1925 (freephone)

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 3pm

Outside of the helpline opening hours, you can leave a message to ask for your call to be returned at a more convenient time.


If you are overseas, you can email the Windrush Helpline and ask them to call you back.

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Published 16 June 2020
Last updated 20 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added the contact centre opening hours over the Christmas period.

  2. First published.