This web page is an introduction. For more detailed information and legal guidance, download the full fact sheet at the side and bottom of this page.
This page is an introduction to Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights – the right to respect for private and family life. You can also read our fact sheets on immigration applications made on the basis of the right to private life and the right to family life.
What is Article 8?
When is Article 8 relevant?
What is the current law on Article 8?
Is legal aid available?
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