United Kingdom

Country code: GB


NFP: Home Office

Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in the United Kingdom:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs:

  • Home Office: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body in charge of migration affairs, including immigration (entry, stay); asylum; integration; migration data; border management and irregular migration; return and repatriation.
  • Ministry of Justice: immigration and asylum tribunals; visa and asylum appeals.
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office: visa and consular affairs.
  • Department for International Development: development cooperation on migration.



Last update: December 2018

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