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V3.90 Visitor visas for refugee or protection status claimants

See also Immigration Act 2009 s 378

See also Immigration (Visa, Entry Permission, and Related Matters) Regulations 2010 reg 34

  1. Refugee or protection status claimants may be granted visitor visas while they await a decision on their refugee or protection status claim.
  2. Applications must be made in the prescribed manner (see E4); but an appropriately delegated immigration officer may waive, by special direction:
    1. the requirement to produce evidence of funds or sponsorship; and
    2. the requirement to produce evidence of travel tickets or onward travel arrangements.
  3. Applicants are exempt from paying the application fee and immigration levy.
  4. Immigration officers should refer to E8.10 for further guidance.

Effective 26/11/2018

PREVIOUS IMMIGRATION INSTRUCTIONS

V3.90 Visitor visas for refugee or protection status claimants (30/03/2015)

V3.90 Visitor visas for refugee or protection status claimants (29/11/2010)

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