Home Office

A ministerial department

This website makes all correspondence public. Do not use this site for messages about your personal circumstances, instead use the direct contact information published by the Home Office

We understand that it can be difficult to get a response from the Home Office. If you are in the UK we suggest contacting your local Member of Parliament, they, or their office, will be able to pass on your correspondence and ensure you get a response. You can find, and write to, your MP via WriteToThem.com.

If you want to email the Home Office directly yourself you can try their email addresses public.enquiries@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk or DCAT@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk (Digital Correspondence Allocation Team) or ukvigeneral@mailgb.custhelp.com (UK Visas and Immigration).

Members of the WhatDoTheyKnow team empathise with the problems being faced by those struggling to contact the Home Office and have tried to take action to improve the situation.

Do NOT use this page to contact the Home Office about your passport, ILR or other documents, or about your application for asylum.

The Home Office is the lead government department for immigration and crime. The Home Office's areas of responsibility include police, counter-terrorism, passports and drugs policy. The Home Office is lead by the Home Secretary and five other ministers.[2] The Home Office is often referred to in official documents and in Parliament by its former name 'the Home Department'.[3]

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I agree that, at the very least, the Home Office should use a more reliable courier. I have had endless problems with DX, first and foremost the lack o...
Is it a crime in the uk to consume cannabis
Response by Home Office to Lee Hollingworth on .

Successful.

Reference : T14866/13 Thank you for your e-mail enquiry of 15/11/2013 4:48:13 PM A reply is attached. +------------------------------------------...
Naric certificate
Response by Home Office to R Shah on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Dr R Shah, Thank you for your enquiry dated 11th July regarding your query. We are unable to advise on settlement applications. Please use th...
email and postal address of UKVI office in sheffield UK
Request to Home Office by adetuyi. Annotated by Anas Shoaib on .

Successful.

Hi, i have sponsored my wife to come over to the UK on a spousal visa in May 2017. The whole application took ridiculously a very long time. This was...
Immigration - Parliamentary Written Question 144781
Response by Home Office to Paul Hebden on .

Awaiting response.

Mr. Hebden, Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request. This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 49365). We will aim to send...
Cannabis 'Expert panel of clinitians'
Response by Home Office to Tyrone Armatage on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr. Armatage, Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request. This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 49226). We will aim...
Jamaican men removed from the UK
Response by Home Office to A Brown on .

Awaiting classification.

A. Brown, Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request. This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 49405). We will aim to send y...
Visa data
Response by Home Office to peter hounsome on .

Awaiting response.

Mr. Hounsome, Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request. This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 49375). We will aim to se...
Dear S Rehub,   Thank you for your enquiry from 9th November regarding a spouse visa extension, accommodation & financial requirement.   Please see the...
Documents needed for spouse visa extension
Response by Home Office to Anjali on .

Waiting clarification.

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your enquiry dated 08th June regarding Freedom of Information request - Documents needed for spouse visa extension. I a...
Jacqui Smith's appointment in Sandwell
Response by Home Office to David Webster on .

Successful.

Dear Mr Webster,   Please find attached response to your recent FOI request.   Regards,     Andy Woodgate HR, Capabilities & Resources...
Dear Mrs M, Thank you for your email dated 14th June regarding re-entering the UK as a PBS dependent.   If the Home Office issue a curtailment of...
UK Border Force SAR
Response by Home Office to Mr.Derek on .

Refused.

Dear Mr. Derek,   Please see attached in response to your FOI request.   Thank you   N McKenzie Home Office     Information Rights T...
Processing time EEA(FM) applications
Response by Home Office to Raissa Lopes de Santana on .

Partially successful.

Dear Raissa Lopes de Santana,   Thank you for your enquiry dated 9th July regarding EEA (FM)   The Standard processing time for a EEA (FM) applicat...
Postal premium upgrade guidance
Response by Home Office to Arti Jairaj on .

Withdrawn by the requester.

Dear Arti Jairaj,   Thank you for your enquiry dated 14th June regarding postal premium upgrade.   1. After assessing your initial request to trans...
VAF4A application statistics
Response by Home Office to Mr A. Before on .

Refused.

  [1]Logo for letterhead.png                               Dear Mr Before   FOI 49176   Please find attached a letter in response to...
Current British Citizenship Renunciation times
Response by Home Office to Chezza Fos on .

Successful.

[1]Logo for letterhead.png                               Dear Sir or Madam   Please find attached a letter in response to your FOI request...
    Dear Mr Williams   Please find attached the Home Office response to your request for an internal review of FOI case 48815   Yours Sinc...
Wife claiming child tax credit whilst i am on spouse visa
Response by Home Office to andrew on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Andrew   Thank you for your enquiry dated 05 April regarding claiming tax credit whilst on a spouse visa.   below is the link to the application f...
Dear Dhanesh Urade,   Please be aware that we have decided to handle your correspondence of 13 July 2018 outside the provisions of the Freedom of...
Time Frame for Curtailment letter
Response by Home Office to Mrs M on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mrs M,   Please be aware that we have decided to handle your correspondence of 13 July 2018 outside the provisions of the Freedom of Informat...
CTIRU list partnerships
Response by Home Office to Open Rights Group on .

Awaiting classification.

Dear Mr Killock     Please see attached the completed internal review into the handling of the above-referenced FOI request.   Kind regards...
Unexplained wealth orders usage
Follow up sent to Home Office by Saifur Rahman on .

Awaiting internal review.

I have made an official complaint to the ICO regarding the delay for this freedom of information request. Yours sincerely, Saifur Rahman
Life in the UK Test Statistics
Response by Home Office to Roger Master on .

Awaiting response.

Dear Mr. Master, Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request. This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 49242). We will aim to...
Tier 1 Entrepreneur Administrative Review
Response by Home Office to Lisa Ovsyannikova on .

Awaiting classification.

Ms Ovsyannikova, Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request. This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 49388). We will aim t...

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