The Independent Chief Inspector does not investigate individual cases although this does not prevent him from considering or drawing conclusions about an individual case for the purpose of, or in the context of, considering a general issue.
If your communication deals with any of the issues outlined below, please contact contact the Home Office directly.
Individual cases (including visa applications)
- Maintain correspondence with any existing contacts you have within the Home Office or go to the Contact or Making a complaint pages on the Home Office’s website.
Home Office data or statistics
- The Home Office website carries extensive corporate information on their Reports page and their Latest News page.
- For specific migration statistics, refer to the Home Office website’s Migration research and statistics pages.
Reporting abuse of the UK immigration or customs system
- Any abuse of the UK immigration or customs system should be reported directly to the Home Office. Details on how to do this are on the Reporting crime or suspicious behaviour page of the Home Office’s website.
Correspondence for the Home Office
To correspond with the Home Office (for example to request the return of documents) use the email addresses and other methods of contact found on the contact page of the Home Office website.
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