UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is the UN agency mandated to protect people forced to flee their homes and find safety in other countries. The UNHCR office in the UK works to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless people in the UK through the provision of guidance, training and support to the authorities and others, and the promotion of international standards and best practice in legislation, policy and procedures. We also provide, in some instances, advice to individual refugees, asylum-seekers, stateless persons and people working on their behalf.

We are unable to provide legal advice or financial support. We are also unable to represent individuals with regards to any applications for ‘Leave to Remain’ in the UK.

Contacting UNHCR

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties in the UNHCR UK office which means you may have problems getting through on the phone. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible, but in the meantime we request that you email us at [email protected].

If you have any questions/concerns, please contact us by telephone or email.

Our office does not generally meet individuals in-person—we encourage people to contact us by email and phone.

Please send any postal enquiries to: 10 Furnival Street, EC4A 1AB London, United Kingdom

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