Passports & immigration
Passports, visas, identity cards, immigration and asylum
We're the government department responsible for immigration and nationality. It's our job to regulate entry to, and settlement in, the UK.
This section explains how to obtain passports and visas, provides links to information sources about migrating to the UK, and the latest on ID cards.
Identity cards are here!
Find out if you are eligible to apply for an identity card (new window).
Explore this section:
How to go about applying for a UK passport.
Links to helpful information sources to learn more about coming to live in the UK.