‬‬Call the Home Office on their contact telephone number 0300 123 2253 for British citizenship enquiries to discuss how to apply for either a UK passport or an international working visa.‬‬‬‬


About the UK Home Office

The Home Office is a department of the United Kingdom Government that is responsible for immigration policies along with national security throughout the country. This means that the Home Office has jurisdiction over the national police force along with the country’s fire and rescue services. However the United Kingdom’s prison system is currently administered by the Department of Justice.


Home Office Citizenship Enquiries – 0300 123 2253

‬Call the Home Office on their general enquiries helpline 0300 123 2253 to contact a representative with any questions about UK citizenship. For instance callers can ask an advisor how to apply for a British passport as both a new citizen of the country or if they are an existing UK resident who would like to travel abroad. Alternatively if you are a parent who would like to include a child on your own passport then you should contact the Home Office to ask about necessary administrative procedure and the charge of doing so. Callers can contact the UK Home Office on their number for citizenship enquiries to discuss the cost of a DBS criminal record check if they are applying to a job in which one is required.


UK Visas and Immigration Contact Centre – 0300 123 2241

Call the Home Office’s department for UK visas on their specialist helpline number 0300 123 2241 to discuss the application process for a new tourist or work visa. Similarly, callers should discuss how to extend an existing visa if they are eligible to do so without having to make a new application. If you are worried about how Brexit may have affected your plans to live in a EU territory then you should discuss when your right to free movement throughout the member states will cease to be in effect before also asking whether you need to apply to a work visa before emigrating.


Call Costs and Opening Hours

The UK Home Office Citizenship and Nationality Enquiries helpline uses an 03 contact number that charges callers the same standard per-minute rate as any other local call from UK a mobile or landline telephone. However, you may be able to contact a representative from the governmental department for free if you are using up any inclusive free minutes that have been offered by your telephone’s service provider. The UK Home Office is available to be contacted during the opening hours 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:30pm Fridays.


Useful Home Office Contact Numbers

Home Office Helpline UK Contact Number Opening Hours
Citizenship and Nationality Enquiries 0300 123 2253 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:30 Friday
UK Visas and Immigration Contact Centre 0300 123 2241 9am-4:45pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:30pm Fridays
Enquiries from European Citizens 0300 123 2253 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:40pm Friday
Asylum Customer Contact Centre 0300 123 2235 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:40pm Friday


Write to the Home Office

If you would like to register a complaint about your dealings with the Home Office or regarding your experience with UK law enforcement then send a letter to their London postal address: Home Office, Direct communications unit, 2, Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF, United Kingdom.