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Interviewing at Home Office

See what people said about the interview process at Home Office.

Interview experience

Based on 278 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 303 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 265 interviews
More than one month

Interview process at Home Office

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
More than one month
About a month
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at Home Office

  • Great - very thorough and well rounded - very progressive and well-designed. It's a shame that this best practice approach is not carried through consistently (or given senior management support consi…
    Shared on 28 July 2019 - Project Manager - North West
  • Friendly process
    Shared on 16 January 2019 - Senior executive officer - Croydon
  • Competency based.
    Shared on 8 December 2017 - Asylum Decision Maker - Bedfordshire
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Interview questions at Home Office

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • there is an online guide to assist people to pass interviews if you search for it...
    Shared on 18 August 2022 - Executive Officer - Croydon
  • Compentency questions
    Shared on 30 April 2019 - Decision Maker - Liverpool, Merseyside

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The first interview at Home Office

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site38%
  • Other28%
  • Through Indeed13%
  • Paper application11%
  • Recruiter contacted me5%

How candidates received their first interview at Home Office

  • Civil service website and email
    Shared on 17 October 2020 - Administration Assistant - Scotland
  • I work as a temp Staff member then applied full time staff member.
    Shared on 28 March 2020 - Administrative Officer - Salford Quays, Greater Manchester
  • I completed an application form and had to sit a a few tests
    Shared on 19 May 2019 - Assistant Immigration Officer - Croydon, Greater London

Common questions about interviewing at Home Office

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