In accordance with 1954 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, an individual who is recognized as a stateless person may apply for the stateless persons’ travel document. The above mentioned convention defines a stateless individual as a person who in any country would not be considered a national under any terms of the country’s laws. A letter from the UKBA will need to be provided by the individual confirming his or her status.
The individual cannot be acknowledged as stateless if:
The applicant must have permission to remain in the country for up to 24 weeks prior to the application date. In the event that the applicant has under six months in the UK, the country been visited may not accept the travel document.
If an application is sucessful, the leave granted as a stateless person may be up to 10 years.
The stateless persons’ document is considered valid for travel to all countries.