Applying from overseas

Applying from overseas guidance:

This Practice Note explains how the Home Office’s overseas network of diplomatic posts and visa application centres operates in respect of visa applications made outside...

Practice Note

What is a Biometric Immigration Document? A Biometric Immigration Document (BID) is a ‘document’ that contains the holder’s biometric and biographical information,...

Practice Note

Biometric immigration documents (BIDs) have been progressively introduced since 2008 as a secure and easily verified proof of leave to enter or remain in the UK. BIDs are...

Practice Note

This Practice Note outlines the evolution and scope of evidential flexibility policies in the consideration of UK immigration applications. It also covers how evidential...

Practice Note

This Practice Note explains and gives examples of the different immigration stamps and vignettes (stickers) endorsed in non-EEA nationals’ passports and common problems...

Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out the procedure for entry clearance (prior permission to enter the UK) applications that are made outside the UK and provides practical tips on...

Practice Note