‬‬Call the UK Home Office on their main contact number for citizenship enquiries 0300 123 2253 to discuss the application process for a British passport over the phone.‬‬‬‬


About the UK Home Office

The Home Office is a department in the United Kingdom government that is responsible for the immigration and security services throughout the country. Therefore, the Home Office is responsible for the UK’s police force along with the country’s fire and rescue services. Moreover, the Home Office administers government policy on security related issues such as drugs and counter-terrorism while also providing the UK’s national visa services.


Home Office Citizenship Enquiries Helpline – 0300 123 2253

‬Call the UK Home Office on their helpline for citizenship and nationality enquiries telephone number 0300 123 2253 to ask an advisor how to apply for a British passport so that you can travel abroad. Moreover, you can also get in touch to update the details of an existing passport or make a renewal if it is about to expire. You may wish to ask a Home Office representative how to apply for a work or student visa if you are visiting the UK from outside the EU. Callers can also get in touch to monitor the progress of their visa application once they have paid the appropriate administrative fees. However, callers will be directed to a further government department for enquires regarding asylum in the United Kingdom.

Moreover, you can call the Home Office citizenship and nationalities helpline to discuss how to perform a DBS criminal record check that is required when applying to certain public sector jobs or roles relating to child care. Moreover, if you are an employer then you can enquire about the cost of a DBS for any number of your staff or for applicants for a job vacancy. Callers should also use this number to report an immigration crime if you believe someone is employing a worker who is not legally allowed to work in the UK.


Call Costs and Opening Hours

The Home Office citizenship and nationality enquiries helpline operates a 03 contact number that charges callers the same standard per-minute rate as any other local call that is made from a mobile or landline telephone. However, you may be able to contact a representative from the government department for free if you are using any inclusive free minutes that have been offered by your telephone’s service provider as part of a monthly tariff deal.

You can contact the Home Office during the working week as it operates its helpline during the opening hours 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:30pm Fridays.


Key Home Office Contact Numbers


Home Office Helpline UK Contact Number Opening Hours
Citizenship and Nationality Enquiries 0300 123 2253 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:30 Friday
UK Visas and Immigration Contact Centre 0300 123 2241 9am-4:45pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:30pm Fridays
Asylum Contact Centre 0300 123 2235 9am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am-4:40pm Friday


Make a Complaint to the Home Office

If you would like to send a letter detailing your written complaint or would like to contest the outcome of a visa application then you should write to the Home Office on the following postal address:

Home Office,
Direct communications Unit,
2 Marsham Street,
United Kingdom.