Immigration: North Korea

Home Office written question – answered on 24th April 2017.

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Photo of Lord Alton of Liverpool Lord Alton of Liverpool Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the number of North Korean nationals who have entered UK territories in the last five years, other than those accredited as diplomatic staff working for the DPRK Embassy in London.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department

North Korean nationals must have a visa to travel to the UK. Information on North Korean nationals who have entered the UK is published in the Home Office’s ‘Immigration Statistics, October - December 2016’, visa data tables volume 1, table v_05, available via the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-october-to-december-2016/list-of-tables#visas

These data shows the number of entry clearance visas issued to North Korean nationals since 2005.

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