The Home Office is a department of the UK government. Its main responsibilities are immigration, security, and general law and order.
- 1 Home Office Contact Number:
- 2 Home Office Opening Hours
- 3 Home Office Head Office Address
- 4 Reasons to contact the Home Office Contact Number:
- 5 Apply for a UK Visa
- 6 DBS Check
- 7 Transport Security
- 8 Apply for a new passport
- 9 FAQ’s
- 10 About the Home Office
Home Office Contact Number:
|Home Office||Phone Number|
|Head Office||0844 453 0225|
|Home Office Complaints||0843 557 3417|
|Customer Services||0843 557 5161|
Home Office Opening Hours
|Customer Service||8:30am-11:30pm, 7 days a week|
Home Office Head Office Address
|Head Office||Home Office
2 Marsham Street
Reasons to contact the Home Office Contact Number:
- If you are unsatisfied with your Home Office experience and wish to complain
- If you need to enquire about services available from the Home Office
- If you have applied for a visa and wish to enquire about how long it will take to get to you
- If you wish to make changes to your visa documents, or add your visa to a new passport
- If you are unsatisfied with the customer service that you have received previously from the Home Office
Apply for a UK Visa
Before you apply for a UK Visa, we advise checking the government web page regarding eligibility. You should also check to see which visa is the most tailored to you before you fill in any application form. You can see the full list of Visas available to you on the Home Office government website. If you would like to live and work in the UK and have a family with you, you may qualify for a family visa, or working Visa which allows you to travel to the UK to work.
Before booking, have handy with you your preferred payment method. Prices for different visas vary in price, and you should expect to pay anything between £70 and £700.
Once you have found out which UK visa is the most suited to you, you must have an account on the visa website. Once you have done this you can save your details and use your login to check the status of your visa. Depending on where you live in the world, a visa can take from two weeks to 30 days to arrive to you.
The Disclosure and Barring service replaced the Criminal Records Bureau and allows for employers to make informed decisions about who they could be hiring. Initially, it protects their rights, as well the rights of the people they supply or work with.
The DBS check works by checking past criminal records and deciding whether they should be placed or removed from the barred list. You can only request a DBS check for potential employees if you are a registered employer, and if the individual is older than 16. To find out more about the DBS eligibility, visit the Home Office government website.
The Home Office works with transport services throughout the UK in order to provide the public with safer transport services. The Home Office also create all of the legislation regarding the transportation of dangerous goods such as nuclear waste. For more information on the transport security provided by the Home Office, visit the government web page or ring the number above. We can put you through to a member of the Home Office, who can process your request accordingly.
Apply for a new passport
If you need to apply for a new, or if you need to renew+ passport with the Home Office, you can do so on the dedicated government website. If you are registering a child for the first time and need to order a passport for them, you can also do so on the government website. The price range for different passports can be between £40 and £100. Please have your preferred payment method handy when applying for a passport.
What are the Home Office Immigration rules?
You can find the full list of Immigration rules and regulations on the government website. You will also find information on applying for a visa on this page. If you cannot find the answer you are looking for, ring the number above and we will put you through to a member of the customer service team at the Home Office. From there, they will be able to process your request.
How do I request a DBS check from the Home Office?
You can request a DBS check from the Home Office if you are a registered employee. For guidance on how to request a DBS check, ring the number above or visit the government DBS guidance site. You can also find guidance on the site about registering your company with the Home Office.
What is the Home Office address?
If you would like to write to the Home Office, you can do so by addressing your mail to the address below. Someone from the Home Office customer service team should be in contact with you within two weeks of your letter being received.
2 Marsham Street
How can I track my passport?
You can track your passport online using this service. If you are having trouble logging into your account, ring the number above and we will put you in contact with a member of customer services at the Home Office.
How can I track my UK Visa?
If you would like to track your visa, we advise that you first check the delivery times for your country. If the waiting period has passed, ring the number above and we will put you in contact with a member of the Home Office who may be able to track your visa for you.
About the Home Office
The Home Office is a department of the UK government. It was formerly responsible for Prison and Probation services, however, this has now shifted and the department now heads Immigration and security issues. The Home Office is headed by the Home secretary, and supported by the senior civil servant.
Below is a youtube video released by the Home Office explaining UK Customs Information: