UKBA Contact Number
The Contact Numbers UK, UKBA contact number will direct your call to the main UKBA Customer Service Team.
As such, it is an agency responsible for visas, work permits, asylum requests and appointing British citizenship, among many other things. They are also a source of information for foreign nationals looking to move into the UK, and they can advise you on what action to take, regardless of whether you are an employed worker, student or tourist.
As the UKBA deals with a vast number of queries, they do have a telephone number that you can dial, as well as a number of email addresses that you can contact if you have a specific query that the UKBA can help you with.
Essentially, due to the nature of the UKBA’s work, there are a variety of different reasons why people need to get in contact with the UKBA. You may, for example, use our UKBA phone number if you need a question regarding immigration into the UK answered.
Immigration helpline opening hours
You can contact the UKBA Immigration team between the following hours:
Monday to Thursday from 9am until 4.45pm
Friday from 9am until 4.40pm
Need to arrange an appointment to arrange asylum?
If you are currently in the UK and want to ask for asylum simply call our UKBA contact number – your call will be directly swiftly to the department you need to speak to and if necessary an asylum appointment can be made.
Please note that the department you need to discuss asylum is available:
Monday to Thursday from 9am until 5pm
Friday from 9am until 4.30pm
How much is my Visa likely to cost?
Typical UK visa applications cost £83 with long-term visit visas being charged at:
£300 = 1 year
£300 = 2 years
£544 = 5 years
£737 = 10 years
Please note that there are often additional appointment fees to also consider.
To discuss your individual situation simply call our UKBA contact number – your call will be directed to a dedicated member of the UK Visa team.
Employers sponsoring foreign workers or students
If you are an employer and need to dial our UKBA phone number to ask about anything to do with sponsoring foreign workers or students in the UK, then you will find that lines are available between:
9am and 5pm on a Monday to Thursday
and between 9am and 4.30pm on a Friday
In some cases, the UKBA recommends that you email them rather than contact them via phone, and on their website the appropriate email address is given for the specific department that you should contact.
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