You can contact the British Home Office on their citizenship and nationality enquiries phone number 0300 123 2253 to discuss the application process for a UK Visa, passport or to take out a DBS criminal record check.
About the UK Home Office
The Home Office is a governmental department that oversees immigration and security throughout the United Kingdom, making it the point of call for anyone looking to apply for a British passport. The Home Office is also responsible for the police force along with the fire and rescue services throughout the country.
Home Office Citizenship Enquiries – 0300 123 2253
You should phone the Home Office citizenship and nationality enquiries contact number 0300 123 2253 if you require assistance during the application for a British passport. Alternatively, callers may wish to make any enquiries relating to their application for a work or student visa. Therefore, you can use this number for updates regarding an existing application or if you would like to ask how to send supplementary documents as evidence to enhance your case. Furthermore, you may wish to ask about the various types of visas provided by the UK government to ensure you apply for the correct type. For instance, international students will have to apply for a specific visa whereas family visas are available for anyone who would like to apply to settle in the UK following the death of their British partner. However, if you would like to submit evidence to support your claim for refuge then your should call the Home Office asylum enquiries number 0151 213 2411. You can also call the Home Office citizenship and nationality enquiries number to discuss the cost of a DBS criminal record check for either yourself or your employees.
Call Costs and Opening Hours
Contact numbers that start with an 03 area code that cost the same per-minute rate as any local call made from a UK landline or mobile phone. However, the UK Home Office will free to contact if your landline package includes free calls to local rate numbers or if your mobile tariff is bundles with inclusive free minutes. Furthermore, the Home Office is available to be contacted during the standard working week, during the specific opening hours of 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am-4:30pm on Fridays.
Home Office Phone 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|
|Immigration Contact Centre||0300 123 2241||9am-4:45pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:30pm Fridays|
|Asylum Enquiries||0151 213 2411||9am-4pm Monday to Friday|
|Alternative Home Office Number||020 7035 4848||9am-5pm Monday to Friday|
Write to the Home Office
You can also contact the Home Office in writing and should send both your correspondence and documentary evidence to support your application for a UK passport, visa or British asylum request to the following postal address:
Direct Communications Unit,
2 Marsham Street,