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UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
UK border control - passport checks, visas for entering, customs, transiting and layovers.
If you’re a resident or visitor travelling to the UK, you must: provide…
Your passport or identity card will be checked when you arrive at a UK…
Check what documents you’ll need to enter the UK. You’re from an EEA…
Your passport or identity card will be checked. You must: have your…
You must co-operate if you’re stopped and asked about your baggage. If you…
Passing through a UK airport while on the way to another country is called…
This guidance explains who will be exempt from new border rules in the UK introduced due to coronavirus.
You still need to follow the same rules as people who live in the UK, even…
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Get proof of your settled or pre-settled status online.
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
The EU Settlement Scheme for EU citizens and their families to remain in the UK after it leaves the EU ('Brexit'): who's eligible, how to apply, how much it costs.
The home of UK Visas and Immigration on GOV.UK.
There are different ways to apply for British citizenship, including ‘naturalisation’.
Use this official service for booking a Life in the UK Test as part of your application for citizenship or settlement
Get a family visa for the UK, live with your spouse or relative - eligibility, proof, renewing, financial and English language requirements.
Compare visas to visit, work, study or join a family member already in the UK.
How to contact UK visas and immigration (UKVI) from inside and outside the UK.
Apply for a Standard Visitor visa if you want to visit the UK for business, leisure, to get private medical treatment or donate an organ.
Apply for a General work visa (Tier 2) if you’ve been offered a skilled job in the UK - eligibility, fees, documents, extend or switch, bring your family, taking a second job
Check if you qualify to settle in the UK based on your current visa or relationship to people in the UK - settlement is also called 'indefinite leave to remain'.
Apply for a General student visa (Tier 4) to study in the UK if you're 16 or over - eligibility, extend or switch your visa, how much it costs and how long it takes
Apply for British citizenship if you have indefinite leave to remain (ILR) - form AN, who's eligible, fees and how to apply
Providing your biometric information and supporting documents for visa and immigration applications within the UK; UKVCAS service point locations; cost of appointments.
How to provide evidence that you’ve been living here if we can’t confirm this through an automated check of UK tax and some benefits records.
Give permission to an employer to check your right to work details: the types of job you're allowed to do, when your right to work expires.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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