Immigration Application Forms

Below, you will find details of all the immigration forms that are currently valid and are in free circulation for making UK visa applications. Please note that the forms open in a new window and are in pdf (pdf format) or Microsoft Word Document (doc format) format.

Immigration categories Application Form Guidance Notes Application form version Valid until
 
Asylum Forms
Asylum Support Asylum Support Application
pdf format
Asylum Support Application Guidance
pdf format
Current
 
Diplomats and Members of Foreign Governments
Entry Clearance for Diplomatic Posting to the UK Form VAF DIP1
pdf format
Diplomatic Visa Forms Guidance Notes
pdf format
12/08 Current
Entry Clearance for Diplomatic Posting to the UK (Dependant) Form VAF DIP1DEP
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
Official Visit to the UK Form VAF DIP2
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
Official Entry Clearance / Transit to the UK Form VAF DIP3
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
 
European Applicants
Entry Clearance for EEA Family Member Permit Form VAF5
pdf format
Guide VAF [Supporting Docs]
pdf format
12/08 Current
Application for a registration certificate in the UK Form EEA1
pdf format
  05/08 Current
Application for a residence card in the UK Form EEA2
pdf format
  05/08 Current
Application for permanent residence  in the UK (EEA Area) Form EEA3
pdf format
  05/08 Current
Application for permanent residence  in the UK (NON- EEA Area) Form EEA4
pdf format
  05/08 Current
Application for a Family Member Residence Stamp (NON- EEA Area) Form FMRS
pdf format
  05/08 Current
 
Accession Eight Countries
Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (Registration Certificate) Form BR1
pdf format
Guidance for nationals of Bulgaria and Romania on obtaining permission to work in the United Kingdom
pdf format
01/09 Current
Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (Registration Certificate as a Highly Skilled Individual) Form BR2
doc format
see above 11/08 Current
Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (Accession Worker Card) Form BR3
doc format
see above 12/08 Current
Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (Accession Worker Card as an Authorised Family Member) Form BR4
doc format
see above 03/08 Current
Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (Residence Card for Non-EEA Family Members) Form BR5
doc format
see above 03/08 Current
Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (Family Member Residence Stamp) Form BR6
doc format
see above 03/08 Current
Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals (Family Registration Certificate) Form BR7
doc format
see above 03/08 Current
Sectors Based Scheme for (Non-)Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals SBS Forms
Permanent residence for Bulgarian or Romanian nationals Form ECAA 4
pdf format
12/07 Current
 
Worker Registration Scheme Form WRS
doc format
Czech, English, Estonia, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, ... 01/08 Current
Worker Registration Scheme (Multiple Applications) Form WRS Multiple
doc format
... Polish, Slovakian, Slovenian Guidance Forms
pdf format
01/08 Current
 
Turkish Nationals
Extension of stay as a Turkish businessperson (Employed) Form ECAA 1
pdf format
In country guidance on persons intending to establish themselves in business under ECAA 1, ECAA 2, ECAA 3 Photo guidance pdf format
pdf format
06/09 Current
Extension of stay or indefinite leave to remain as a Turkish businessperson (Self Employed) Form ECAA 2 pdf format see above 06/09 Current
Extension of stay or indefinite leave to remain as a Turkish businessperson (Dependant) Form ECAA 3
pdf format
see above 06/09 Current
 
General Forms
Extension of Stay in the UK (Other Categories) Form FLR (O)
pdf format
Guide FLR (O) Photo guidance pdf format
pdf format
04/09 Current
 
Entry Clearance Application for Settlement Form VAF4A
pdf format
Guide VAF [Supporting Docs]
pdf format
12/08 Current
Entry Clearance Application for Returning Resident Form VAF4B
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
Entry Clearance Application for the Right Of Abode Form VAF7
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
Entry Clearance Application for Overseas Territories Nationals Form VAF8A
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
Entry Clearance Application for Commonwealth Countries Nationals Form VAF8B
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
 
Indefinite leave to remain on completion of 4 years' exceptional leave to remain granted before 1 April 2003 following the refusal of asylum (ELR) Form ELR
pdf format
Guide ELR
pdf format
05/07 Current
 
Permanent residence in the UK as a victim of domestic violence Form SET (DV)
pdf format
Guide SET (DV), Docs Checklist
pdf format
04/09 Current
Permanent residence in the UK as a member of the family of a permanent resident Form SET (F)
pdf format
Guide SET (F), Docs Checklist
pdf format
04/09 Current
Permanent residence in the UK as the husband, wife, civil partner, or unmarried or same-sex partner of a permanent resident Form SET (M)
pdf format
Guide SET (M), Docs Checklist
pdf format
04/09 Current
Permanent residence in the UK in an employment or other category listed on the form Form SET (O)
pdf format
Guide SET (O), Docs Checklist
pdf format
05/09 Current
 
Marriage Forms
Certificate of Approval for Marriage or Civil Partnership Form COA
pdf format
Guide COA Photo guidance pdf format
pdf format
04/09 Current
 
Nationality Forms | Fees until 5 April 2009 | Fees from 6 April 2009
Naturalisation as a British citizen Form AN
pdf format
Guide AN
pdf format
10/08 Current
Registration as a British citizen Form BOS
pdf format
Guide BOS
pdf format
04/08 Current
Registration as a British citizen by a British overseas territories citizen, a British overseas citizen, a British protected person, a British subject (under the British Nationality Act 1981), a British national (overseas) Form B (OTA)
pdf format
Guide B (OTA)
pdf format
04/08 Current
Registration as a British citizen under the British Nationality (Hong Kong) Act 1997 Form EM
pdf format
Guide EM
pdf format
Current
Registration as a British citizen by certain persons born before 1983 to British mothers Form UKM
pdf format
Guide UKM
pdf format
04/08 Current
Registration as a British citizen by a British dependent territories citizen who is a UK national for European community purposes through a connection with Gibraltar Form G
pdf format
Guide G
pdf format
  Current
Application for registration as a British citizen by or on behalf of a person born on or after 1 January 1983 in the United Kingdom who has lived there up to the age of 10 Form T
pdf format
Guide T
pdf format
04/08 Current
Registration as a British citizen by a person who has made a declaration of renunciation Form RS1
pdf format
Guide RS1
pdf format
04/08 Current
Registration as a British overseas territories citizen by a person who has made a declaration of renunciation Form RS2
pdf format
Guide RS2
pdf format
04/08 Current
 
Registration of a child under 18 as a British citizen Form MN1
pdf format
Guide MN1
pdf format
04/08 Current
Registration of a child under 18 as a British overseas territories citizen Form MN2
pdf format
Guide MN2
pdf format
06/02 Current
Application for registration of a child under 18 as a British overseas citizen Form MN3
pdf format
Guide MN3
pdf format
06/08 Current
Registration of a child under 18 as a British subject Form MN4
pdf format
Guide MN4
pdf format
06/08 Current
 
Registration as a British citizen, a British dependent territories citizen or a British overseas citizen by or on behalf of a stateless person born before 1 January 1983 Form S1
pdf format
Guide S1
pdf format
Current
Registration as a British citizen, a British dependent territories citizen, a British overseas citizen, or a British subject by or on behalf of a stateless person born on or after 1 January 1983 Form S2
pdf format
Guide S2
pdf format
04/08 Current
Registration as a British citizen, a British dependent territories citizen or a British overseas citizen by or on behalf of a stateless person born on or after 1 January 1983 in the United Kingdom or a dependent territory Form S3
pdf format
Form S3
pdf format
04/08 Current
 
Declaration of renunciation of British citizenship, British overseas citizenship, British overseas territories citizenship, British national (overseas) status or British subject status Form RN
pdf format
Guide RN
pdf format
04/08 Current
 
Online Passport application process
 
Other Forms
Entry Clearance Sponsorship Undertaking Form Form SU07
pdf format
Current
Application for a no time limit stamp transfer of conditions stamp Form NTL
pdf format
Guide NTL Photo guidance pdf format
pdf format
04/09 Current
Application for a transfer of conditions Form TOC
pdf format
Guide TOC, see above
pdf format
03/09 Current
Home Office travel document Form TD112
pdf format
Guide TD112,  see above
pdf format
04/09 Current
Multiple Application Form Form Multiple
pdf format
Current
Application for an extension of stay in the United Kingdom Form HPDL
pdf format
  05/08 Current
 
Studying in the UK
Student Entry Clearance Form VAF3A
pdf format
Guide VAF [Supporting Docs]
pdf format
12/08 Current
Student Dependant Entry Clearance Form VAF3B
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
Extension of stay as a student, student nurse, prospective student or sabbatical officer, or to re-sit an examination or write up a thesis Form FLR (S)
pdf format
Guide FLR (S), Photo Guidance pdf format 11/08 Current
 
Visitors
General Visitor Form VAF1A
pdf format
Guide VAF [Supporting Docs]
pdf format
11/08 Current
Family Visitor Form VAF1B
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Business Visitor Form VAF1C
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Student Visitor Form VAF1D
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Academic Visitor Form VAF1E
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Marriage Visitor Form VAF1F
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Medical Visitor Form VAF1G
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Visitor in Transit Form VAF1H
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Sports Visitor Form VAF1J
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Entertainer Visitor Form VAF1K
pdf format
see above 11/08 Current
Direct Airside Transit Visa Form VAF6
pdf format
see above 12/08 Current
 
Working in the UK
Employment Entry Clearance Form VAF2
pdf format
Guide VAF [Supporting Docs]
pdf format
12/08 Current
 
Points-Based Scheme
Highly Skilled Persons (Tier 1) Tier 1 Forms Tier 1 Guidance Notes 04/09 Current
Sponsored Skilled Workers (Tier 2) Tier 2 Forms Tier 2 Guidance Notes 04/09 Current
Students (Tier 4) Tier 4 Forms Tier 4 Guidance Notes 06/09 Current
Temporary Workers (Tier 5) Tier 5 Forms Tier 5 Guidance Notes 04/09 Current
 
Other Work Schemes
Student Internships Form WPSI
doc format
Student Intern Guide
pdf format
04/09 Current
Training and Work Experience Form WP1
doc format
Training and Work Experience Guide
pdf format
04/09 Current
Medical Training Initiative Form MTI1
doc format
see above 04/09 Current
Postgraduate doctors and dentists Form PD1
doc format
Business and Commercial Guidance
pdf format
04/09 Current
Sponsored Researchers Form SR1
doc format
see above 04/09 Current
Business and Commercial Work Permits Form WP1
doc format
Business and Commercial Guidance
pdf format
04/09 Current
Business and Commercial Work Permits Extension Form WP1X
doc format
see above 04/09 Current
General Agreement on Trade in Services for overseas employers Form GATSA
doc format
Guide GATSA
pdf format
04/09 Current
General Agreement on Trade in Services for UK contractors Form GATSB
doc format
Guide GATSB
pdf format
04/09 Current
Sports and Entertainments Form WP3
doc format
Guide for Sports Persons and Entertainers
pdf format
04/09 Current
Sports and Entertainments Extension of Stay Form WP3X
doc format
see above 04/09 Current
Extension of stay or indefinite leave to remain in the UK as a sole representative and retired person of independent means Form BUS
pdf format
Guide BUS Photo guidance pdf format
pdf format
04/09 Current
Extension of stay in the UK (further leave to remain for work permit holders) Form FLR (IED)
doc format
Guide FLR (IED)
pdf format
04/09 Current
Urgent treatment request on an extension of stay application (further leave to remain for work permit holders) Urgent treatment form
doc format
see above 04/09 Current
 
Sectors Based Scheme
Sectors Based Scheme Form SB1
doc format
General Information, Payment Guide, Service Standards, Guide for Recruiting
pdf format
04/09 Current
Extending under the Sectors Based Scheme Form SB1x
doc format
Guide SB1x (Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals only), Guide SB1x (Non-Bulgarian and -Romanian Nationals only)
pdf format
04/09 Current
Notification of premature end of employment Notification Form
doc format
04/08 Current