Information for Commonwealth citizens and other nationalities who have been lawfully resident in the UK for a long time but who do not have documents to demonstrate their status.
Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.
Use this information to understand how to consider a biometric residence document as proof of identity and perform Knowing Your Customer (KYC) checks.
Guidance on how UK Visas and Immigration issues arrest warrants.
Documents available for foreign nationals to prove their right to live in the UK: residence card, permanent residence document, settled status and others.
Permanent residence documents for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens: who can apply, how to apply, how long they’re valid for.
Registration certificates for EU and EEA citizens and their family members: who can apply, how to apply, when they expire.
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration’s policy on applications for a visa or visa extension under Tier 5 (Temporary Worker)
Guide for nationality application forms if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory, or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post.