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Wednesday, 3 October 2012

UK Border Agency

The UK Border Agency is a new shadow agency of the Home Office. It is responsible for border control for the UK, and enforcing immigration and customs regulations. It also considers applications for permission to enter or stay in the UK, citizenship and asylum. The UK Border Agency came into existence on 1 April 2008 following the merging of the Border and Immigration Agency, UKvisas and the port of entry functions of HM Revenue and Customs. See also UK Border Agency - Visa Services Directorate.

UK Border Agency

  • Contact point
    UK Border Agency
  • Phone number
    Nationality contact centre
    (information on British citizenship and right of abode only)
    0845 010 5200
    Work permits customer contact centre
    0114 207 4074
  • Website (opens new window)
  • Opening Hours
    Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (nationality contact centre); Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (work permits)

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