Welcome – a Home Office guide for new refugees

The guide, entitled Welcome: a guide for new refugees, has been written to help new refugees access public services and make the most of the opportunities available to them in the UK. As well as providing an introduction to the UK, the guide also includes sections on employment and benefits, housing and services, education, legal rights and responsibilities, healthcare, and other important information.


The guide is published in eleven languages, with an English translation included. A link to each guide is available at GOV.UK – Welcome: a guide for new refugees.

Alternatively, the guide can be downloaded directly by selecting the corresponding link below for the preferred language: