Whether you’re visiting for the first time or registering a change in your circumstances, use the checklist below to make sure you bring all the relevant documents.

You must provide all of the following:

  • your passport
  • your BRP card (biometric residence permit) if you have one
  • two recent passport-sized photographs
  • the registration fee of £34 in cash only
  • if you're working, your work permit, sponsorship letter or contract of employment with address
  • if you're a student, your offer or CAS letter, or student card; if an organisation or company is sponsoring your studies, you should bring a letter from them to confirm this
  • proof of address by way of a rental agreement, contract or utility bill


If you're staying in a hotel, please bring a copy of a hotel booking or invoice.

If you're staying with family or friends, please ask the home owner or tenancy holder to write a letter confirming you live there, and bring that along.