Guides - Foreigners In The UK
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25 November 2010. It is difficult to give an accurate figure on how many overstayers there are in the UK, but it would be sensible to suggest a figure in excess of 1 million overstayers.


happy-family.pngAn “overstayer” can be defined as a person who remains illegally in a country after the period of authorised leave (visa) has expired.

An “illegal entrant” in the UK can be defined as a person who unlawfully enters or seeks to enter the UK in breach of the immigration laws or seeks to enter the UK by means which include deception by another person.

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