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Home Office staff deployed to migrant camps in northern France

Home Office staff deployed to migrant camps in northern France

The Home Office has deployed staff to migrant camps in Dunkirk.

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Detailed guide: Visiting the UK after Brexit

Detailed guide: Visiting the UK after Brexit

What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.

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Detailed guide: Transporting goods between the UK and EU in a no deal Brexit: guidance for hauliers

Detailed guide: Transporting goods between the UK and EU in a no deal Brexit: guidance for hauliers

Hauliers and commercial drivers will need the correct documentation to travel to, from or through the EU if the UK leaves without a deal.

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Form: General aviation operators and pilots notification of flights

Form: General aviation operators and pilots notification of flights

Submit a general aviation report (GAR) online if you are a pilot or carrier of a general aviation aircraft intending to travel to or from the UK.

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Britain and France to strengthen joint action against small boats

Britain and France to strengthen joint action against small boats

Home Secretary Priti Patel met French Interior Minister to discuss illegal Channel crossings.

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Britain and France to strengthen joint action against small boats

Britain and France to strengthen joint action against small boats

Home Secretary Priti Patel met French Interior Minister to discuss illegal Channel crossings.

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Transparency data: Independent Office for Police Conduct: August 2019

Transparency data: Independent Office for Police Conduct: August 2019

Data on Independent Office for Police Conduct activities.

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Ministers visit Dover to ensure UK ports are ready for Brexit

Ministers visit Dover to ensure UK ports are ready for Brexit

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Home Secretary and Transport Secretary visit port to see Brexit preparations.

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Thousands of Border Force seizures in international operation against wildlife crime

Thousands of Border Force seizures in international operation against wildlife crime

Border Force has seized thousands of products containing endangered plant and animal species as part of an international operation targeting wildlife criminals.

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Small boat people smuggler jailed

Small boat people smuggler jailed

A man who organised cross-Channel people smuggling attempts has been jailed for 3 years and 4 months on 8 July.

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One million visitors use passport eGates since expansion

One million visitors use passport eGates since expansion

More than one million additional visitors have used the digital border process to enter the UK.

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Border Force helps holiday makers avoid summer nightmare

Border Force helps holiday makers avoid summer nightmare

Officers advise young Brits travelling to the Balearic Islands to ensure they have official contracts before undertaking PR work for bars and clubs.

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Government expands use of ePassport gates to 7 more countries

Government expands use of ePassport gates to 7 more countries

Eligible travellers from 7 non-EU countries can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK quickly and securely in changes being made to the border.

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ePassport gates eligibility expansion confirmed for June

ePassport gates eligibility expansion confirmed for June

From June, millions more people will be able to use ePassport gates as they arrive in the UK, the Chancellor confirmed in yesterday’s Spring Statement.

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UK and France sign action plan to tackle small boat crossings

UK and France sign action plan to tackle small boat crossings

The Home Secretary and his French counterpart have agreed a new joint action plan to strengthen efforts against migrant activity in the English Channel.

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Wildlife criminal jailed for rare bird eggs importation attempt

Wildlife criminal jailed for rare bird eggs importation attempt

A man who tried to smuggle 19 rare and endangered bird eggs into the UK strapped to his body has today, 10 January, been jailed for 3 years and 1 month.

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Statement: migrant crossings

Statement: migrant crossings

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid's statement to Parliament about migrant crossings.

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Statement: migrant crossings

Statement: migrant crossings

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid's statement to Parliament about migrant crossings.

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Navy vessel to be sent to the Channel

Navy vessel to be sent to the Channel

A Royal Navy ship has been deployed to the English Channel as part of the UK’s response to the recent increase in migrant crossings.

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Home Secretary visits channel operations

Home Secretary visits channel operations

Home Secretary Sajid Javid visited Dover to meet those involved in the effort tackle attempts by migrants to cross the Channel in small boats.

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Home Secretary bolsters Border Force fleet in the Channel

Home Secretary bolsters Border Force fleet in the Channel

Sajid Javid announces further action to tackle Channel crossings

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ePassport gates to open to visitors from Singapore and South Korea

ePassport gates to open to visitors from Singapore and South Korea

Announcement follows initial extension of countries confirmed in the Budget.

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Joint UK France centre opens in Calais to tackle criminality at border

Joint UK France centre opens in Calais to tackle criminality at border

New centre agreed under Sandhurst Treaty becomes operational.

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ePassport gates to ease travel for passengers from more countries

ePassport gates to ease travel for passengers from more countries

Millions more people will be able to use ePassport gates as they arrive in the UK, under plans announced in the Budget on 29 October 2018.

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Queen's commendation for bravery awarded to Border Force officers

Queen's commendation for bravery awarded to Border Force officers

Four Border Force officers have been honoured for saving the lives of 63 people during two incidents in the English Channel and the Mediterranean Sea.

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Border Force seize cocaine at Gatwick

Border Force seize cocaine at Gatwick

An attempt to smuggle cocaine into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at Gatwick Airport.

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Cocaine worth £1.2 million seized by Border Force at Gatwick.

Cocaine worth £1.2 million seized by Border Force at Gatwick.

An attempt to smuggle cocaine into the UK hidden in handbags and a suitcase has been prevented by Border Force officers at Gatwick Airport.

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Romanian people smuggler jailed

Romanian people smuggler jailed

A people smuggler who hid 5 Vietnamese teenagers inside a tent erected in the rear of his car has been jailed for 4 years and 3 months.

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Huddersfield trafficker who tried to escape justice has jail term extended

Huddersfield trafficker who tried to escape justice has jail term extended

A human trafficker has had her jail term extended after she was caught by Border Force trying to sneak back into the country using her sister’s passport.

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Slough people smuggler jailed

Slough people smuggler jailed

A man from Slough who attempted to smuggle 16 illegal migrants – including 5 children - into the UK has been jailed for a total of 5 and a half years.

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Border Force seize 20 kilos of cocaine at Dover

Border Force seize 20 kilos of cocaine at Dover

Border Force officers at Dover’s Eastern Docks have prevented an attempt to smuggle approximately 20 kilos of cocaine into the UK.

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Hoddesdon people smuggler jailed

Hoddesdon people smuggler jailed

A man from Hoddesdon who attempted to smuggle an Albanian man into the UK was jailed yesterday (11 October) for a total of 2 and a half years.

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Channel Tunnel people smuggling gang jailed

Channel Tunnel people smuggling gang jailed

Gang who tried to smuggle Albanian nationals into the UK through the Channel Tunnel have today (18 September) been jailed for a combined total of more than 21 years.

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Channel Tunnel people smugglers jailed

Channel Tunnel people smugglers jailed

A couple from Gillingham have today (Monday 11 September) been jailed for more than 7 years after attempting to smuggle 12 Vietnamese nationals hidden in tyres into the UK.

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New Director General of Border Force appointed

New Director General of Border Force appointed

Paul Lincoln has been appointed as the new Director-General of Border Force, the Home Office announced today.

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Cigarette haul seized by Border Force at Purfleet

Cigarette haul seized by Border Force at Purfleet

An attempt to smuggle more than 2.5 million cigarettes into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at the Port of Purfleet.

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Christmas shoppers warned after Border Force seizes counterfeits

Christmas shoppers warned after Border Force seizes counterfeits

Border Force officers are warning festive shoppers against buying counterfeit goods this Christmas after seizing thousands of fakes at the UK’s ports, airports and postal hubs.

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One million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Hull

One million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Hull

An attempt to smuggle more than a million cigarettes into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at Hull docks.

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Tonne of cannabis seized by Border Force at London Gateway

Tonne of cannabis seized by Border Force at London Gateway

More than a tonne of cannabis was seized by Border Force officers at London Gateway.

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Cocaine seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Cocaine seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Cocaine with a potential street value of £6 million has been seized by Border Force officers at the Port of Tilbury.

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Border Force and police fight wildlife crime in global operation

Border Force and police fight wildlife crime in global operation

An international law enforcement operation tackling the illegal trade in endangered species has seen more than 300 seizures of animals, plants and derivative products in the UK and hundreds more worldwide.

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Cannabis worth £625,000 seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Cannabis worth £625,000 seized by Border Force at Tilbury

Cannabis with an estimated street value of £625,000 has been seized by Border Force officers at the Port of Tilbury.

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Lorry driver jailed for £3.8M cocaine smuggling attempt

Lorry driver jailed for £3.8M cocaine smuggling attempt

A lorry driver has been jailed for 12 years after attempting to smuggle 30 kilos of cocaine into the UK.

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Endangered Geckos seized by Border Force at Heathrow

Endangered Geckos seized by Border Force at Heathrow

A large number of rare geckos which had been imported from Tanzania have been seized by Border Force at Heathrow.

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Three million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Harwich

Three million cigarettes seized by Border Force at Harwich

An attempt to smuggle nearly three million cigarettes into the UK has been prevented by Border Force officers at Harwich.

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