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If you are from one of the following countries you will need to register with the Police within 7 days of your arrival in the UK:
If you need to register with the Police it will state this on the entry clearance vignette (visa) or as a remark on the biometric residence permit (BRP), or since 24 April, it may be confirmed solely on the Home Office decision letter. If your vignette does not state that you need to register with the Police, but you are from one of the above countries, please do speak to a member of the International Office.
The immigration rules state that a condition of your entry and stay in the UK is this registration process, so it is essential that you do so as soon as possible.
If your husband, wife or child entered the UK as your dependant, they will also have to register with the police within 7 days of their arrival in the UK.
To register with the police you will need:
Please come to your appointment with all the above items. If you don’t have all the documents the police cannot issue a Registration certificate.
- How do I register with the Police?
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