UK Border Agency

An executive agency, a body that is now defunct, an executive agency and a body that is now defunct, also called UKBA

As of the 1st of April 2013 what was the UK Border Agency has now become two units within the Home Office.

Freedom of Information Requests should therefore be directed to the successor body: The Home Office.

For more information see the Home Secretary' statement to the commons on the 26 of March 2013 on the abolition of the UK Border Agency

The former UK Border Agency website states: "On 1 April 2013 the UK Border Agency was split into two separate units within the Home Office: a visa and immigration service and an immigration law enforcement division"

Enquiries relating to individual immigration and nationality cases must not be made via WhatDoTheyKnow. To get in touch with the UKBA directly please click here for direct contact information for the UKBA.

The UK Border Agency formed in April 2008 as a merger of the Border and Immigration Agency (BIA), UKVisas and the port of entry functions of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

The UKBA replaced what used to be called the Immigration and Nationality Directorate (IND).

The full text, including the email addresses, provided by the UKBA in their standard FAQ reply to some requests is available at: here.

This authority no longer exists, so you cannot make a request to it.

3498 requests
Case id / Fee reference
Response by UK Border Agency to Adam Travers on .
Successful.
  Thank you for contacting the UK Border Agency.   You can no longer use this email address for general immigration enquiries.    However, i...
Spouse Visa financial requirement
Response by UK Border Agency to hilary on .
Long overdue.
Thank you for contacting the UK Border Agency Freedom of Information Team. The Freedom of Information (FoI) Act 2000 provides public access to any r...
UKBA - Visa refused for minor reasons
Response by UK Border Agency to Public on .
Partially successful.
Dear I Leol,   Please find attached the reply to your FOI enquiry. I apologise for the delay in responding.   Yours sincerely   FOI Team...
Non EEA Retained Right of Residence
Request to UK Border Agency by William J. Annotated by Ravi on .
Successful.
I am non EU parent of irish child residing in Northern Ireland since 2008 and I pay my NI from 2009 December. I am on Tier 1 general VISA. My self and...
UK Border/Passport Control officers and additional checks
Request to UK Border Agency by Andrey. Annotated by Haidee on .
Partially successful.
CASE 1. My personal experience is very grim.. what happened once to me was: 1- after clarifying to the immigration officer in relation to my visit that...
UKBA Processing FLR(M) applications out of date received order
Request to UK Border Agency by Derrick. Annotated by Humayu on .
Awaiting internal review.
Visa Type : FLR(M) Spouse FLR(M) posted: 3/07/14 Payment: 7/Jul/14 Biometrics letter: 12/07/14 Biometrics submitted: 13/07/14 Response : Awaiting...
Right Of Abode Rights In the UK
Request to UK Border Agency by J Mortoza. Annotated by Euen on .
Partially successful.
Search Goodle for Effect of Errornous Passport Issue it will come up on the ILPA wesite a PDF, Search this PDF document (by pressing the F3 key) for "E...
SET (O) form outside Immigration rules Application Decision time
Request to UK Border Agency by Mazedul Hasan Shakil. Annotated by Dr Health on .
Awaiting internal review.
Leave outside the immigration rules can only apply if there was no other applicable application method. It is specifically there for instances where a...
Discretionary leave and eligibility for student finance
Request to UK Border Agency by Nara C. Annotated by Dragoman on .
Awaiting internal review.
Nara C Your initial questions were clear, yet the initial reply was what seems to me at least, another example in a long line of obfuscation by the Hom...
Curtailment letters
Response by UK Border Agency to Richard on .
Long overdue.
Dear Richard   Please see the attached response following your request for information.   Kind Regards     Daniela Walker UK Border Age...
Parents of children with british citizen
Response by UK Border Agency to Nara C on .
Partially successful.
Thank you for contacting the UK Border Agency. You can no longer use this email address for general immigration enquiries.  However, if you have s...
Eea4 processing time from past 6 months
Response by UK Border Agency to Nida on .
Successful.
Please find attached a response to your enquiry made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  I am sorry for the delay in replying.   Kind Rega...
SET (M) processing time
Request to UK Border Agency by Shafiq Khanzada. Annotated by muhammad Arslan on .
Successful.
Dear sir , I have a question please if you give me the answer . I would be very grateful, I was 13 when I came to UK ! And I applied for asylum . I wi...
Please find attached a response to your enquiry made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  I am sorry for the delay in replying.   Kind Rega...
Handling of Freedom of Information Request
Response by UK Border Agency to T Henderson on .
Refused.
Dear Mr Henderson,   Please find attached the response to your request for an internal review of the Home Office FOI case 20733. Please accept my...
Statistics of ILR / DLR granted to children
Response by UK Border Agency to Kamran Ali on .
Partially successful.
Dear Kamran Ali   FOI 31809   Please find attached a response to your FOI enquiries of 27 May 2014.   Regards   NW FOI team  ...
Please find attached a response to your freedom of information request.   Kind Regards     Anita Bell UK Visas and Immigration Home Offic...
eligibility calculation for ILR with 5 days short fall
Response by UK Border Agency to Muhammad Tahir on .
Awaiting internal review.
Thank you for contacting the Home Office. You can no longer use this email address for general immigration enquiries.  However, if you have sent u...
Premium Appointment Booking Queries
Request to UK Border Agency by U Ghosal. Annotated by abdellatif on .
Successful.
Hi everyone i would like to know when i can book for a premuim appointment ?is it befor or after i finnish my 2 years in the uk.? does my wife have...
Earliest possible date for ILR application
Request to UK Border Agency by Nick. Annotated by Bhavin on .
Long overdue.
Hi Nick, By any chance did you get any clarification on your query? I am likely to be in the same situation as yours and would be grateful to know a...
ILR- Calculating Continuous Period Information
Request to UK Border Agency by sudhanshu kwatra. Annotated by seekhelp on .
Successful.
Hello , Hope you are all doing good, am currently in UK since Jan 2010 and have a query, can you kindly advice me on the following query, I came int...
Non-EU spouses of British citizens
Response by UK Border Agency to BritCits on .
Partially successful.
    Dear Britcits Please find attached the Home Office response to your request internal review request of case 28278   Yours Sincerely  ...
English Requirement With IELTS For spouse SETTLEMENT
Request to UK Border Agency by kalpesh pau. Annotated by olu on .
Successful.
Hello in the house please. Im a Nigerian that come in to UK through tier 5 charity worker. I got a British baby in the process to regularise my paper d...
Tier - 1 (Entrepreneur)
Response by UK Border Agency to faysal on .
Long overdue.
Dear Faysal,   Thank you for your queries.  To take them in turn:  1. The funds can be held overseas or in the UK.  If the funds are overseas we s...
FLR (O) applications pending over 12 months
Response by UK Border Agency to M.Ellisha on .
Partially successful.
Dear M.Ellisha Please see the attached following your request for information. Kind regards Matt Young Home Office | Customer Service Improvment Dir...

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