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Welcome to the UK Border Agency

The UK Border Agency is responsible for securing the United Kingdom borders and controlling migration in the United Kingdom. We manage border control for the United Kingdom, enforcing immigration and customs regulations. We also consider applications for permission to enter or stay in the United Kingdom, citizenship and asylum.

A new points test for British citizenship

Tell us what you think of Government plans to reform the route to citizenship

The Government has launched a public consultation on its proposals for a new points test for citizenship, which will build on the principle that migrants must earn the right to make the United Kingdom their long-term home.

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