Apply to stay in the UK as a stateless person

Your name

Enter your name, as shown in your current passport or travel document.

Your given name is usually your first name. Your family name is the surname that is shared by your family. If you have middle names, include these with your given name. If your name has a suffix (e.g. Jr), include this with your given name. If you have a patronymic name include it with your given names. You must tell us all your given names.

Title

  Mr

  Mrs

  Miss

  Ms

  Doctor

  Reverend

Given name(s)

Family name

Any other names

In addition to the names already provided, are you now or have you ever been known by another name?

You must provide all your names. For example, if you changed your name after marriage or have a different name that you use for professional purposes

     Yes   No

Zenaida Dennis's(Applicant Name) contact email

Can we use this email address to contact you?

 If possible, we will use this email as your correspondence address. We will use this to contact you about your application and may use it to contact you about your immigration status after your application has been decided. If your application is successful, we may issue a biometric residence permit (BRP) to you. We will use this email address to make the arrangements to deliver the BRP to you. Emails may go to your spam, junk or trash folders.

 You must notify us immediately if your email changes. Find out how to change your details here.

    Yes   No

If No

Enter an email we can use to contact you.

Emails sent to this address may contain sensitive personal information. We will send a verification email to this email address. This email address must be verified by clicking the link in the verification email before the application can be submitted.

Zenaida Dennis's(Applicant Name) telephone number

Only include numbers, and for international numbers include the country code. We may contact you by telephone if we have any further questions about your application, or about your immigration status after your application has been decided. This may be a home, work or mobile number.

You must notify us immediately if the contact telephone number you provide as part of this application changes.Find out how to change your details here.

  • I cannot be contacted by telephone

Where do you use this telephone number?

You can select more than one option

  • For use whilst in the UK
  • For use whilst out of the UK

Zenaida Dennis's(Applicant Name) postal address

We may use this address to send sensitive personal information and important documents such as your biometric residence permit. If we can’t contact you by email, we will use this postal address. We may use this address for correspondence about your application and may use you to contact you about your immigration status after your application has been decided.

You must notify us immediately if your postal address changes. Find out how to update your details here

Enter a UK postcode

Enter address manually

Is this where you live?

     Yes  No

If Yes

When did you start living at this address?

  Enter the date format in MM/YYYY

Month

Year

If No

Provide your living address

Enter a UK postcode

Enter address manually

When did you start living at this address?

  Enter the date format in MM/YYYY

Month

Year

Your gender and relationship status

What is your gender, as shown in your passport or travel document?

  Male

  Female

  Unspecified

What is your relationship status? Select

  Single

  Married or a civil partner

  Unmarried partner          
 Divorced or civil partnership dissolved    

  Separated
 Widowed or a surviving civil partner
 

Your nationality

Do you have a nationality?

    Yes   No

Your nationality, country and date of birth

Country of nationality

Type the name of a country; use the arrow keys to navigate and 'enter' to select one.

  Enter your country of nationality or citizenship, as shown on your passport or travel document. If you have previous or additional nationalities or citizenships, you will be able to add these later in the application.

Country of birth

Place of birth

  Enter your place of birth (for example, the city or province), as shown on your passport or travel document.

Date of birth

  For example, 31 3 2020

Day

Month

Year

Your passport (Afghanistan)

Do you have a valid passport?

  Use your passport to complete this section. If you cannot supply your current and valid passport as part of your application, select No.

    Yes   No

If yes

Passport number

Issuing authority

  On your passport this could also be referred to as 'country of issue' or 'place of issue'.

Issue date

  For example, 31 3 2020

Day

Month

Year

Expiry date

  For example, 31 3 2020

Day

Month

Year

Confirm you can provide this passport

I can provide this passport if required

Your identity card (Afghanistan)

Do you have a valid national identity card?

This includes identity cards, issued from non-UK governments. This does not include driving licences. If you have an internal passport, provide the details here.

    Yes   No

If yes

National identity card number

 Provide the number as shown on your identity card

Issuing authority

  On your identity card, this could also be referred to as 'country of issue' or 'place of issue'.

Issue date (if applicable)

  Enter date in the format DD MM YYYY

Day

Month

Year

Expiry date (if applicable)

  Enter date in the format DD MM YYYY

Day

Month

Year

Your other nationalities

Do you currently hold, or have you ever held, any other nationality or citizenship?

  You must provide all the nationalities that you currently hold or have ever held.

    Yes   No

Your National Insurance number

What is your current National Insurance number?

  Example QQ 12 34 56 C

I do not have a National Insurance number

Driving licence

Do you have a UK driving licence?

    Yes   No

If yes

Enter your licence number, if you know it

Your biometric residence permit (BRP)

Have you ever had a biometric residence permit for the UK?

 A biometric residence permit (BRP) is a card with your name, nationality and picture. It describes your entitlement to be in the UK.

    Yes   No

Your UK immigration status

Do you have a visa, leave to enter or remain or other permission to be in the UK?

    Yes   No

Your visa or leave to enter or remain

What is the end date of your most recent visa, leave to enter or remain or other permission to be in the UK?

  Enter date in the format DD MM YYYY

Day

Month

Year

Evidence for not applying before your permission to be in the UK expired

Was there a reason beyond your control why you did not apply before your visa or leave to remain expired?

If you did not apply because of:

  • coronavirus (COVID 19), for example, you were in hospital with coronavirus symptoms, self-isolating or you could not return to your home country, select no
  • another reason, for example you were in hospital for a different reason or had a death in your immediate family, select yes and provide evidence of this when you are asked

  Yes   No

If yes

Give details about the reason

  Maximum of 500 characters

If you are able to, confirm that you will provide

Evidence proving Mrs Zenaida Dennis's exceptional situation such as a doctor's note or death notice for a close family member

Immigration history

For either the UK or any other country, have you ever been:

  • Refused a visa
  • Refused entry at the border
  • Refused permission to stay or remain
  • Refused asylum
  • Deported
  • Removed
  • Required to leave
  • Excluded or banned from entry

   Yes   No

Breach of UK immigration law

Have you ever:

  • entered the UK illegally
  • remained in the UK beyond the validity of your visa or permission to stay
  • breached the conditions of your leave, for example, worked without permission or received public funds when you did not have permission
  • given false information when applying for a visa, leave to enter, or leave to remain
  • breached UK immigration law in any other way

    Yes   No

Police registration

During your current or last grant of leave in the UK, were you required to register with the police?

 Certain nationalities are required to register with the police as a condition of their leave. If this condition applied to you, you will have been instructed to register with your local police station when you were granted your last period of leave in the UK. The requirement to register with the police may also feature on your visa or your Biometric Residence Permit, if you are required to have one.

    Yes  No

Your Home Office reference number

Do you have any Home Office reference numbers?

  If you have previously made an application to remain in the UK, you can find a reference number on letters from the Home Office, called 'Our Ref' or 'Case ID'. If not known, select 'No'.

    Yes   No

Record of your birth

Was your birth recorded in a registry?

    A registry is a place where you record events such as births, marriages and deaths. Enter as much information as you can.

    Yes   No

If yes

Country

Town

Date of registration

  Enter date in the format DD MM YYYY

Day

Month

Year

Permission to remain in any other country as a stateless person

Have you applied for permission to remain in any other country as a stateless person?

    Yes   No

Entitlement to citizenship in any other country

Explain why you are not entitled to citizenship (or right of residence or admission) in the country you were born

  Maximum of 1,000 characters

Confirm if you will provide:

A letter from an Embassy or High Commission showing that they have refused to recognise me as a citizen and/or confirmed that I am not entitled to reside there

Failure to provide this may result in a delay or refusal of your application

Time in the UK

How long have you lived in the UK?

Year(s)

Month(s)

Previous places of residence abroad

Have you previously lived anywhere outside of the UK?

    Yes   No

If No

Explain why you have never lived outside of the UK

About your first parent

You must give details about both parents if you know them. If you only have some of your parents' details, you should fill in as much as you can

What if I do not have my parents' details?

I do not have my parent's details

What is this person's relationship to you?

  Mother

  Father

Title                                  

  Mr

  Mrs

  Miss

  Ms

  Doctor

  Reverend

Given name(s)

Family name

Date of birth

  Enter date in the format DD MM YYYY

Day

Month

Year

Country of birth

Country of nationality

Have they always had the same nationality?

  • Yes
  • No
  • I do not know

Is this parent deceased?

  Yes   No

Your siblings

Do you have any brothers or sisters?

    Yes   No

Mrs Zenaida Dennis's(Applicant Name children

Do you have any children of 18 years old or under?

    Yes   No

If yes

Are all of your children applying with you on this application?

  Yes   No

If No

Why are all of your children not applying with you as part of this application?

Your grandparents

Are you able to provide details of any of your grandparents?

    Yes   No

Your employment

Have you ever been employed or self-employed outside of the UK?

  You can select more than one option

I have been employed (includes full and part-time work)

I have been self-employed

I have never been employed or self-employed

Details of your employment

Job title

Annual earnings

Company or organisation name

Address

Address (line 1 of 3)

Address (line 2 of 3 - optional)

Address (line 3 of 3 - optional)

Town/City

Postcode

Province/Region/State

Country

  Type the name of a country; use the arrow keys to navigate and 'enter' to select one. 

Telephone number

  This should be the telephone number we can contact your employer on

When did you start working for this company or organisation?

  Enter date in the format MM YYYY

Day

Month

Year

Any other employment

Have you been employed by any other companies or organisations?

    Yes   No

Your employment history

Have you ever worked for any of the following types of organisation?

  Include information for any paid or unpaid work. Select all that apply.

  • Armed Forces (career)
  • Armed Forces (compulsory national or military service)
  • Government (including Public or Civil Administration and non-military compulsory national service)
  • Intelligence services
  • Security organisations (including police and private security services)
  • Media organisations
  • Judiciary (including work as a judge or magistrate)
  • I have not worked in any of the jobs listed above

If click any one

Provide further information

  Include your job title or the role you were in, rank, the organisation you worked for and the dates of employment

Reasons for being stateless

Explain why you are applying for leave as a stateless person

 Give a detailed and accurate account of why you are stateless or have become stateless. You should also give details of the efforts which you have made to get a nationality or recognition as a national.

Convictions and other penalties

At any time have you ever had any of the following, in the UK or in another country?

  Only select one answer at a time. If you need to give more than one answer, you can do so on another page.

  • A criminal conviction
  • A penalty for a driving offence, for example disqualification for speeding or no motor insurance
  • An arrest or charge for which you are currently on, or awaiting trial
  • A caution, warning, reprimand or other penalty
  • A civil court judgment against you, for example for non payment of debt, bankruptcy proceedings or anti-social behaviour
  • A civil penalty issued under UK immigration law
  • No, I have never had any of these

You must tell us about spent as well as unspent convictions. You must tell us about any absolute or conditional discharges you have received for an offence.

War crimes

You must read all of the information on this page before answering.

War crimes

War Crimes are grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions committed during an armed conflict. This includes an internal armed conflict and an international armed conflict.

The types of acts that may constitute a war crime include:

  • wilful killing
  • torture
  • extensive destruction of property not justified by military necessity
  • unlawful deportation
  • the intentional targeting of civilians
  • the taking of hostages

Crimes against humanity include:

  • Acts committed at any time (not just during armed conflict) as part of a widespread or systematic attack, directed against any civilian population with knowledge of the attack. This would include offences such as murder, torture, rape, severe deprivation of liberty in violation of fundamental rules of international law and enforced disappearance of persons

Genocide includes:

  • Acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group

This guidance is not exhaustive. The full definitions of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide can be found in Schedule 8 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001 at legislation.gov.uk. It is your responsibility to satisfy yourself that you are familiar with the definitions and can answer the questions accurately.

In either peace or war time have you ever been involved in, or suspected of involvement in, war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide?

    Yes   No

If yes

More information about your involvement

    I have read all of the information about war crimes, including the guidance

Terrorist activities, organisations and views

You must read all of the information on this page before answering.

Terrorist activities

Terrorist activities are any act committed, or the threat of action designed to influence a government or intimidate the public and made for the purposes of advancing a political, religious or ideological cause and that:

  • involves serious violence against a person
  • may endanger another person’s life
  • creates a serious risk to the health or safety of the public
  • involves serious damage to property
  • is designed to seriously disrupt or interfere with an electronic system

Have you ever been involved in, supported or encouraged terrorist activities in any country?

    Yes   No

If yes

Give more information about your terrorist activities

Terrorist organisations

An organisation is concerned with terrorism if it:

  • commits or participates in acts of terrorism
  • prepares for terrorism
  • promotes or encourages terrorism (including the unlawful glorification of terrorism)
  • or is otherwise concerned in terrorism

Have you ever been a member of, or given support to, an organisation which has been concerned in terrorism?
  Yes   No
If yes
Give more information about the terrorist organisation(s)

Have you, by any means or medium, expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to commit terrorist or other serious criminal acts?
   Yes   No
If yes
Give more information about your terrorist views
   
I have read all of the information about terrorist activities, organisations and views, including the guidance

Extremist organisations and views

You must read all of the information on this page before answering.

Extremist organisations

An organisation is concerned with extremism if for example it:

  • is concerned in vocal or active opposition to fundamental British values, including democracy, the rule of the law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs
  • calls for the killings of members of our armed forces, whether in this country or overseas

Have you ever been a member of, or given support to, an organisation which is or has been concerned with extremism?
   Yes   No
If yes
Give more information about the extremist organisation(s)

Extremist views
Have you, by any means or medium, expressed any extremist views?(Required)
   Yes   No
If yes
Give more information about your extremist views
   I have read all of the information about extremist organisations and views, including the guidance

Person of good character

Have you, as a part of your employment or otherwise, undertaken paid or unpaid activity on behalf of a non-UK government which you know to be dangerous to the interests or national security of the UK or its allies?
   Yes   No
If yes
Give further details

Have you ever engaged in any other activities which might indicate that you may not be considered to be a person of good character?
   Yes   No
If Yes
Give further details

Is there any other information about your character or behaviour which you would like to make us aware of?
   Yes   No
If Yes
Give further details

Check your answers

Check the information below before you continue to the next section.

Applicant(s)

Once the questions for the main applicant have been completed, you will be able to add additional applicants to this application, such as a family member or dependant

Additional applicant

To add another applicant, select their relationship to you.

I would like to add a:

  Dependant partner

  Dependant child

Documents

Mandatory documents

These documents are mandatory and you must provide them as part of your application. Tick the box to agree that you will provide each document:

The passport issued by Afghanistan for Mrs Zenaida Dennis

Other documents

If you do not provide these documents, your application may be delayed or refused.

Evidence of Mrs Zenaida Dennis's immigration status in the UK

How to send your documents

You need to send us your checklist and documents within 10 working days. You can use our secure document upload site or post them to the address on your checklist.

Your application may be rejected if you do not provide all mandatory documents. If your application is rejected due to documents not being provided, it will not be considered and an administration fee for each person included in the application will be deducted from your refund.

Email verification incomplete

The following email addresses have not been verified yet. In order to continue, the following addresses must be verified by clicking the link sent on the verification email.

Email type

Email address

Registration email

abc@GMAIL.COM

You will not be able to proceed to payment until all the email addresses above have been verified.

Conditions

If your application is successful, there will be conditions on your visa or leave to remain. This will include, for example, whether you are able to work in the UK.

If you stay in the UK without permission:

  • You can be detained
  • You can be prosecuted, fined and imprisoned
  • You can be removed and banned from returning to the UK
  • You will not be allowed to work
  • You will not be able to rent a home
  • You will not be able to claim any benefits and can be prosecuted if you try to
  • You can be charged by the NHS for medical treatment
  • You can be denied access to a bank account
  • DVLA can prevent you from driving by taking away your driving licence

I confirm that I understand and accept these conditions

Declaration

By sending this application, you confirm that to the best of your knowledge and belief the following is correct:

  • the information relating to the application
  • the supporting evidence

I understand that the data I have given can be used as set out in the privacy policy

I consent to organisations, including financial institutions, providing information to the Home Office when requested in relation to this application.

I have discussed with any other applicants that I am acting on behalf of, and confirmed that the contents of the application are correct and complete.

I agree to the terms and conditions.

I understand that if false information is given, the application can be refused and I may be prosecuted, and, if I am the applicant, I may be banned from the UK.

I confirm that:

  • I am the applicant aged 18 or over
  • I am the applicant aged under 18
  • I am the parent or legal guardian of the applicant who is aged under 18 and completing and submitting the form on their behalf
  • I am submitting the form on behalf of the applicant

Check your answers

Check the information below before you continue to the next section.

No payment required

You do not need to pay for this service.

What happens next?

UK Visas and Immigration will contact you if it will take longer to process your application.

You will no longer be able to edit your answers after you click 'Save and continue'

Further actions

You have a few more steps before your application will be complete.

There are some more actions below that you must complete. Applications may be rejected as invalid and not considered if all of the mandatory actions are not completed.

Download:

Mandatory actions

Download and sign the verification checks consent form

You must download a copy of the third party verification checks consent form. You must sign and include this form when you provide your documents. This document will only be available to download until 13 September 2021.

Download your supporting documents checklist

You must download a copy of your supporting documents checklist. Your checklist will only be available to download until 13 September 2021.

You must include a copy of your checklist when you send us your documents.

Make a Service and Support Centre appointment

Check the guidance on making an appointment at a Service and Support Centre

You cannot currently book an appointment at a Service and Support Centre

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) have temporarily closed Service and Support Centres (SSCs) because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

You cannot book an appointment. If you've already made an appointment to attend an SSC, UKVI will be contacting you to cancel it.

You'll be told when you can book a new appointment.

Your immigration status in the UK will not change as a result of you not being able to attend an appointment.

For further information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/visas-and-immigration-service-and-support-centres

Optional actions

Download a copy of your application form

You can download a copy of your application form for your records. You do not need to take this to your appointment. This document will only be available to download until 13 September 2021.

To keep your information safe and protect your privacy, you will not be able to view this page after 13 September 2021.

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