UK Home Office

The Home Office is a United Kingdom government department, responsible for internal affairs, such as security, crime, drugs, counter-terrorism, ID cards, passports and immigration.  However, it should still be considered separate to the British Embassy and British High Commission.

UK Home Office Objectives

The Home Office has the following stated objectives:

  • To cut crime, especially violent and drug-related crime
  • To ensure people feel safer in their homes and daily lives, particularly through more visible, responsive and accountable policing
  • To protect the UK from terrorist attack
  • To re-balance the criminal justice system in favour of the law-abiding majority and victims
  • To manage offenders in order to protect the public and reduce re-offending
  • To secure the borders of the United Kingdom, prevent abuse of immigration laws and manage migration to the benefit of the UK.

Tier 1 (General) Skilled Visa

Tier 2

Indefinite Leave to Remain

Partner Visas

Entry Clearance

Citizenship and Naturalisation

Youth Mobility Scheme

Worker Registration

Business Visas

Medical Practitioner Visa Requirements

Graduate Visa

Ancestry Visa

Student Visa