The following are exempt from immigration control:

  • a full time member of the home forces (HM Forces) subject to service law - regular (non-reserve) HM Forces personnel are subject to service law at all times whilst enlisted
  • a reservist with HM Forces deployed or due to be deployed - this means reserve forces are only exempt at those times they are subject to service law
  • member of a Commonwealth force or a force raised under the law of:
    • colony
    • protectorate
    • protected state, who is undergoing or due to undergo training in the UK with any body, contingent or detachment of the home forces including NATO forces
  • persons who are serving or posted for service in the UK as a member of a visiting force (including those referred to above)
  • persons who are serving or posted for service as a member of an international headquarters or defence organisation designated in the Order of Council
  • eligible dependants of serving US military personnel assigned to duty in the UK

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