Please find below a list of the documents required for your application.
It should be noted that the Home Office will only accept original documents. If no original is available, photocopied documents must be a stamped certified true copy of the original. Where a document is not in English or Welsh, the original must be accompanied by a fully certified translation by a professional translator. This translation must include details of the translator’s credentials and confirmation that it is an accurate translation of the original document. It must also be dated and include the original signature of the translator.
Please note that documents listed are carefully explained whether they are mandatory or optional. You should collect as many documents as possible and use it as a checklist to ensure all documents where possible have been sent as soon as possible. Where you are unable to provide the original documents, please explain the reasons by adding your comments.
The documents we will require from you are as follows:
|All Previous Passports||Mandatory|
|Current Immigration status document/Visa Document||Mandatory|
|Recent Passport Photographs (x2)||(Photo Guidance)||Mandatory||.|
|IF your passport/travel document/visa document was lost|
|Police report or police reference number||Mandatory|
|Home Office Letters stating grant of leave to renter/remain||Mandatory|
|Proof of identity showing name and address such as:||Mandatory|
|– Council Tax bills|
|– Electricity, gas or water bills|
|– Letter confirming tenancy or mortgage payments|
|– Letter(s) from employer(s) confirming employment|
|– Letter confirming registration with a Doctor/GP|
Please let us know if you cannot provide anything listed and we can discuss alternative documents you may provide. Once we have received the documents, we will inform you via e-mail and update your application in our records.
If you are posting the documents, they should be sent as recorded or special delivery for tracking purposes. You are not required to inform us. You can track your parcel with Royal Mail (track and trace) http://track2.