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Home Office application forms are changing

Our application forms are changing

We are publishing new versions of the following application forms for use on or after 1 July 2013:

  • Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent)
  • Tier 1 (Investor)
  • Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur)
  • Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)
  • Tier 1 (General)
  • Tier 2 (Priority)
  • Tier 2 (Priority Dependant)
  • Tier 2 (Main Applicant)
  • Tier 4 (General)
  • Tier 5 (Temporary Worker)
  • PBS Dependant application form for dependants of Tier 1, 2 and 5 migrants
  • PBS Dependant application form for dependants of Tier 4 migrants.

All these forms are for use by applicants who are already in the UK.

A new version of the following application form for applicants who are in or outside of the UK has also been published:

  • Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Endorsement

Other new forms include:

  • BR1 (registration certificate)
  • BR2 (highly skilled)
  • BR3 (accession worker card)
  • BR4 (family accession worker card)
  • BR5 (residence card)
  • BR6 (family member residence card)
  • CR1 (blue or yellow registration certificate)
  • CR2 (highly skilled)
  • CR3 (purple registration certificate)
  • CR4 (residence card)
  • CR5 (family member residence stamp)
  • EEA1 (registration certificate)
  • EEA2 (residence card)
  • EEA3 (permanent residence)
  • EEA4 (permanent residence)

You should use the new forms if you apply on or after 01st July 2013 for leave to remain or European documents. However, we will continue to accept applications made on previous versions of these forms up to and including 22nd July 2013.

If you submit an application for leave to remain on or after 1 July 2013, we will consider it under the revised Immigration Rules which take effect on 1 July, regardless of which version of the form you use.

Applications submitted on or after 1 July (other than on the BR2, BR3 or BR4) must be accompanied by the new fee. Applications submitted with the incorrect fee will not be accepted.