While you are in the UK
This section provides information and advice on a range of topics to migrants who have come to the UK, whether they are here for a few months or settling here permanently.
Please select any of the following topics for more information.
Find out what your rights and responsibilities are during your stay.
What to do if your permission to stay has expired or will expire soon.
Find out whether you need a biometric residence permit, and how you can use it.
How to appeal if your extension or settlement application is refused.
What to do if your passport containing your visa has expired.
How to travel abroad while you have permission to stay in the UK.
How to get married or register a civil partnership during your stay.
What to do if your marriage or relationship with your partner ends.
What to do if your husband, wife or other partner has died.
How to stay in the UK if you are a victim of domestic violence.
How to ask us to review the decision that we made on your immigration application.