SET(O) Version 07/2018
Section 14 - Declaration
You must now read the declaration below and sign it. This must be signed by you (the applicant)
and not by a representative or other person acting on your behalf. If you are under 18, your
parent or guardian may sign. It is mandatory for the declaration to be signed.
Please note that this application will be invalid if it is not signed as specied above.
I conrm that the photographs submitted with this form are a true likeness of myself and any
dependants who are applying with me, as named on the back of each photograph, and that
I have had the opportunity to see the UK Visas and Immigration photograph guidance.
I conrm that if, before this application is decided, there is a material change in my
circumstances or new information relevant to this application becomes available, I will inform the
I understand that all information provided by me to the Home Oce will be treated in condence;
that it may be disclosed to other government departments, agencies, local authorities, the police,
foreign governments and other bodies for immigration purposes or to enable them to perform
their functions; and that, if such bodies provide the Home Oce with any information about me
which may be relevant for immigration purposes, it may be used in reaching a decision on my
I understand that my details may in certain circumstances be passed to fraud prevention
agencies to prevent and detect fraud and money laundering. I also understand that such
agencies may provide the Home Oce with information about me. Further details explaining
when information may be passed to or from fraud prevention agencies and how that information
may be used can be obtained from the Home Oce website.
I understand that documents provided in support of this application will be checked for
authenticity; and that false documents will be retained and may result in my application being
refused and in my prosecution and subsequent removal from the United Kingdom.
I understand that the Home Oce may also use the information provided by me for training
I am aware that it is an oence under the Immigration Act 1971, as amended by the Immigration
and Asylum Act 1999 and the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, to make to a person
acting in execution of any of those Acts a statement or representation which I know to be false or
do not believe to be true, or to obtain or to seek to obtain leave to remain in the United Kingdom
by means which include deception.
I understand that, if I am informing the Home Oce that I have changed my gender, these
details may in certain circumstances be shared with other Home Oce colleagues. I consent
to this, where necessary and understand that this information will only be shared in limited
circumstances relating to identity and security in line with Section 22 of the Gender Recognition
Act 2004. I am aware they will otherwise be treated in condence and that my rights under the
Equality Act 2010, Data Protection Act 2018 and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human
Rights will be unaected.
Applicant’s signature Date