The Home Office is a ministerial department of the UK government in charge of preventing terrorism, cutting crime, controlling immigration, and promoting growth in the UK. They are supported by 28 agencies and public bodies, including the Migration Advisory Committee, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal and the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration. They are responsible for security, law and order, policing, fire and rescues, visas and immigration, and the Security Service (MI5). The office was previously in charge of prison and probation, but these responsibilities were transferred to the Ministry of Justice in 2007. The Home Office funds a lot of research into alcohol, crime, counterterrorism, drugs, migration and policing. Call the Home Office customer services on 0844 248 2098.
|Department||Contact Number||Opening Hours|
|Head Office||0844 248 2099||Monday to Friday,
|Customer Services||0844 248 2098||Monday to Friday,
|Immigration Enquiries||0844 248 2123||Monday to Friday,
|Citizenship Enquiries||0843 178 3788||Monday to Friday,
|Careers||0843 557 5161||Monday to Friday,
|Public Services Enquiries||0843 557 3417||Monday to Friday,
The Home Office as it is now was founded in 1782 when the Southern Department was renamed. As of 2014, the Home Office was responsible for a number of organisations, such as Non-Ministerial government departments like the National Crime Agency; Inspectorates and accountability like HM Inspectorate of Constabulary; many Divisions such as the Border Force; and some Non-Departmental public bodies such as the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. All of these organisations help the Home Office in creating a safer environment within the UK. The Home Office’s Head Office was moved in 2005 from 50 Queen Anne’s Gate to 2 Marsham Street, both based in Westminster, London. The Home Office is referred to in parliamentary references as the Home Department. You can contact the Home Office head office about the history of the office or if you have some questions about the work they do, get in touch with a member of the Home Office on 0844 248 2099.
You can contact the Home Office customer services for a number of queries including immigration, passports, policing, national security, drug and alcohol policies, terrorism defences or other topics. You can contact the home office if you are suspicious of somebody or something you have heard or seen. You can also call the home office to inquire about anything you’re interested in regarding the work they do to etc. To get into contact with the Home Office customer services department you can call 0844 248 2098.
The Home Office controls immigration through securing the UK border as well as putting a lot of consideration into applications to enter or stay in the UK, monitoring visas and passports. The Home Office monitors ID cards such as passports and biometric residence permits and issues national identity cards. The Home Office has a branch that deals specifically with issues of immigration, including applications for Leaves to Remain, visas and British citizenship. The UK Visas and Immigration service is responsible for making millions of decisions each year regarding applications to stay in the country, focusing their efforts on national security. They manage around 3 million visa applications yearly, for people who wish to travel to the UK to visit, study or work, and also for people who wish to become British citizens. You can call the immigration helpline if you have some questions about the work they do as well as if you are unhappy with your treatment by the department or you are unhappy with a decision they have made and you would like it to be reviewed, you can call them on 0844 248 2123.
You can get in touch with the citizenship enquiries team if you are interested in the work they do or if you are interested in working in the citizenship department. The citizenship department takes care of British citizenship applications and inquiries. You can become a British citizen if you are married to a British person, you have met the knowledge of English and life in the UK requirements, you have lived in the UK for exactly 5 years before your application as well as other requirements. You can call the citizenship enquiries team to inquire about whether you’re eligible to apply for citizenship or if your child is eligible. You can also call for any other inquiries about British Citizenships, just dial 0843 178 3788.
There are many different types of careers in the Home Office such as public facing roles, administration roles, customer services roles and many others. If you are interested in hearing about the different roles in the different departments of the Home Office you can contact the careers team on 0843 557 5161. As the Home Office has offices all over the UK and the world, if you want to work for the Home Office you will most likely be able to find offices near you. You can inquire about open positions as well as the locations of your nearest Home Office, just contact the careers team. If you have already submitted your application and you have not heard back or you want to find out about the application process get in touch with the careers team on 0843 557 5161.
The Home Office’s Public Service Network (PSN) is a network to help the public sector organisations share resources and work together. Their responsibilities include managing their compliance process, providing customer services to PSN customers, supporting customers and service providers to connect to PSN and other services. You can contact the public services enquiries team to inquire about any of these things as well as to inquire about finding a job with the PSN, you can contact the public services team on 0843 557 3417.
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