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The Home Office Building, London

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At the Home Office, we help to ensure that the country is safe and secure. We’ve been looking after UK citizens since 1782.



We are responsible for:



- working on the problems caused by illegal drug use

- shaping the alcohol strategy, policy and licensing conditions

- keeping the United Kingdom safe from the threat of terrorism

- reducing and preventing crime, and ensuring people feel safe in their homes and communities

- securing the UK border and controlling immigration

- considering applications to enter and stay in the UK

- issuing passports and visas

- supporting visible, responsible and accountable policing by empowering the public and freeing up the police to fight crime

- fire prevention and rescue



These organisations are all part of the Home Office:

- Border Force

- HM Passport Office (HMPO)

- Immigration Enforcement

- UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
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  • There are not many buildings in this part of London which are as unique looking as this place. The coloured glass at the top change the look of the building depending on the light conditions.  more »
  • This striking modern building, designed by Terry Farrell and opened in 2005 when the titular Government Department moved here from its previous premises in Petty France, is definitely an improvement o...  more »
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  • I went there October ILR but did not have my marriage certificate translated. The lady told me of some places and I used translationscertified.uk for quick and cheap service. I made another appointment for 1 week later and my documents were good. Staff was very nice and helpful. Later they emailed me and my visa was granted! I don't know why people don't like this place, it is very good if you have your things in order. Picture is of the cheap certified translation place.
  • Can NEVER get through on the Provided telephone numbers. I have been trying desperately to call the office of the UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid MP. For 2 day's. A complete failure...:-(
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