Practical information & advice
Here you’ll find links to various parts of this site where we have information and useful resources relating to coming to (and staying in) the UK.
Possibly as both spent and unspent convictions will be taken into account as well as any traffic offences. Useful links include:
- Travelling to the UK and Visas [Web page]
- Applying for citizenship [Web page]
- Applying for leave to remain in the UK [Web page]
Here you’ll find some of the common advice we give on coming to (and staying in) the UK. This is based on what we’ve learnt as a charity, as well as the real-life experiences of people with convictions.
- If you’re applying for citizenship or right to remain, you will need to disclose all of your convictions, including those that are spent.
Frequently asked questions
Here you’ll find some specific questions that we regularly get about coming to (and staying in) the UK. More detailed FAQ’s may be included in the information pages above.
If you fail to disclose, then this could be seen as an attempt to deceive the UK Visa and Immigration Department.
Here you’ll find links to useful organisations and websites related to coming to (and staying in) the UK that we refer to in our information and advice. Contact details for the organisations listed below can be found here.
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