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Data on the number of migrants detected crossing the English Channel in small boats without permission to enter the UK each day, from 1 January 2023.
Small boats data This page shows figures for the last 7 days for irregular…
Submit a general aviation report (GAR) online if you are a pilot or carrier of a general aviation aircraft intending to travel to or from the UK.
Changes to the 2020 version of this guidance: Updated Annexes (GAR…
This guidance is for aerodrome owners and operators. It explains the…
Use this checklist to help secure your vehicle to stop people using it to enter the UK illegally.
Data on Border Force activities.
The UK government has undertaken extensive planning to minimise disruption, reduce queues and keep our border safe ahead of Border Force strike action.
Data on Border Force, UK Visas and Immigration, Immigration Enforcement and HM Passport Office performance.
A collection of information to help road transport companies and their drivers secure their vehicles to stop people using them to enter the UK illegally, and to avoid being fined.
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Home Office responses to inspection reports by the Independent Chief Inspector.
A married couple who smuggled Iraqi migrants into the UK by hiding them in sofas have been sentenced today.
How road transport companies and their drivers must secure their vehicles to stop people using them to enter the UK illegally, and to avoid being fined.
Guidance on preventing clandestine entry.
Guidance on how Border Force decides the level of civil penalty for drivers found carrying clandestine entrants.
The UK Government continues to make preparations to minimise queues at the border.
The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union has announced Civil Service industrial action that will impact Border Force operations.
A guide on how to detect basic forgeries in identity documents.
The Small Boats Operational Command (SBOC) will bring together the government’s response to small boats with 730 additional staff.
Find out how to complain about Border Force and how we deal with complaints.
How to report suspicious or unusual behaviour around the UK coastline or at sea.
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