The Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) is a superior court of record in the United Kingdom established by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997. It deals with appeals from persons relating to immigration decisions usually related to matters of national security.
SIAC can deal with appeals relating to:
There are tight deadlines for appealing against a decision, and failing to do so within appropriate time can lead to your appeal being refused. See article - SIAC, late appeals and inappropriate ones
If applications go wrong, they can be subject to appeal, or if there is no right of appeal. If that review is refused then the only further option is to Judicial Review the refusal.
How to appeal
To appeal the decision, you will need to fill in the notice of appeal form below, saying why you disagree with the government’s decision. You must get this right, as you will not be able to appeal a second time.
Send the form and covering letter to email@example.com or:
Special Immigration Appeals Commission
HM Courts and Tribunals Service
15-25 Bream's Buildings
Telephone: 0300 123 1711
Fax: 01264 785 091
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