Immigration: Security:Written question - 180182

Asked by Stella Creasy

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Asked on: 16 October 2018
Home Office
Immigration: Security
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what timeframe has been set by his Department for the completion of security checks for immigration applications; and what steps his Department taken when that timeframe is not met.
Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 22 October 2018

Security checks are an important part of the process of considering immigration applications made to the Department.

Different areas complete different checks and have different expected timescales for security such checks to be completed.

The department publish transparency data on the number of applications which are considered within service standards across different immigration routes, and this data is available at

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