Get help to leave the UK

Use this form if you are in the UK illegally, your leave to remain has expired, or you have submitted an asylum claim, and you now wish to leave the UK but need help to do so.

Before you start completing this form, read the guidance to see whether you are eligible, if you have not already done so.

If your passport, travel document, or other documents are being held by the Home Office, submitting this form means we can return these to you at the airport before you leave the UK.

Note that we will not be able to help you if you plan to travel on Sri Lankan Airlines, as they do not transport people without immigration status.

What you need to know before applying

You will be able to save your application and come back to it at another time if you need to. If you are inactive for 25 minutes you will be automatically logged out.

There is no charge for using this service.

Call 0300 004 0202 if:

What happens next

The Home Office will contact you within 3 working days to let you know they have received your form.

We may ask you to provide further information to support your request. If you do not do this, your request could be delayed or we might not be able to help you.

How we use your data

The Home Office will use the personal information you provide to consider your application. We may also share your information with other public and private sector organisations in the UK and overseas. For more detail please see the Privacy Notice for the Border, Immigration and Citizenship system. This also sets out your rights under the Data Protection Act 2018 and explains how you can access your personal information and complain if you have concerns about how we are using it.

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