401. The Home Office and its executive agencies.

1.     Introduction

(1)     Central Administration

401.     The Home Office and its executive agencies.

Issues relating to nationality1 generally fall within the remit of the Secretary of State for the Home Department2, whose department is commonly known as the Home Office3. UK Visas and Immigration, a division of the Home Office which was formed in April 2013, deals inter alia with citizenship and permission to stay in the United Kingdom4. Her Majesty's Passport Office, another division of the Home Office, is responsible for issuing UK passports, and for the registration of