3.6 Common Documents on an immigration file

The documents the client will need to provide with their application depending on their circumstances. Some documents are mandatory and others need to be provided depending on the client’s circumstances.

The following list should help you to identify documents that your client can provide to support their case. It's important to provide all of the documents needed, as not doing can lead to a refusal of the application.This is not an exhaustive list.

The documents required will depend on your clients circumstances and the type of application they are making. Always look at the requirements of the relevant immigration rules to check whether any further documentation may be required.

Common documents:

  • Signed Confidentiality/Consent Form

  • BRP card

  • ARC card

  • Passport

  • Birth Certificates

  • Qualifications

  • Translations (if applicable)

  • Documents for Dependents

  • Previous Reps Letters

  • NASS support letters

  • Reasons for Refusal Letter

  • Determination - Court Decision

  • Decision on Further Submission

  • Fresh Evidence

  • Home Office Grant letters

  • English Language Test (if applicable)

  • TB Test Certificate (entry clearance applications)

  • Evidence of Income e.g. wage slips, JSA, universal credit, s bank statement from all banks current & savings, letters of support, child tax credit, working tax credit, ESA, PIP

  • Evidence of Expenditure, e.g. letters confirming debt owed, tenancy agreement, council tax bills

  • Evidence of family and private life, child support, court letters, school letters, utility bills, letters of extra curriculum activities, church, mosque, community letters, social workers, medical report

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