Category: UKVI Documents

All documents produced by UKVI

Cameroon CPIN: Anglophones

This is a new CPIN.

Pakistan CPIN: Documentation (18 March 2020)

Sections 2.1 and 2.3 updated, Annex A added.

UKVI: DNA policy (19 March 2020)

Page 6, reference to DNA profile not revealing certain characteristics of a person who provides a DNA sample for testing. Page 7, guidance on who is entitled to see the results of a DNA test. Page 8, reference to funding the costs of witnesses Page 12, new sub-section on accreditation held by DNA testing laboratories. […]

UKVI: Complaints management guidance (19 March 2020)

Updated guidance on how complaints are managed and resolved by UK Visas and Immigration, Immigration Enforcement and Border Force.

Email from UKVI to licensed sponsors re Covid-19 guidance (26 March 2020)

Licensed sponsors were sent the following email from UKVI on 26 March 2020. Dear partner, On Tuesday 24 March, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) published guidance on GOV.UK on immigration provisions for individuals affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus (COVID-19). These changes are now in effect and full details are available at A summary of the […]

UKVI: Guidance on examining identity documents (2 March 2020)

A guide on how to detect basic forgeries in identity documents.  Updated page 10 of document with correct information.

UKVI update: Rights of appeal (31 January 2020)

This is caseworker guidance on rights of appeal. It has been updated to include information on appeals under the EU settlement scheme. The new information can be found at pages 42-49.

CPIN: Afghanistan: Sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (27 February 2020)

Updated country information and assessment. Some findings in AJ should no longer be followed.

ICIBI: An inspection of the Home Office’s Network Consolidation Programme and the “onshoring” of visa processing and decision making to the UK