You will need to register with the police if you come to the UK for longer than 6 months and are a national from the following countries:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, Egypt, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Moldova, Morocco, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Yemen.

The requirement to register should be printed on one of these documents:

  • Your entry visa vignette (if you’re travelling to the UK)
  • Your biometric residence permit (BRP)
  • The email confirmation from the Home Office that your visa application was successful

If any of these documents say “Register/Report to Police”, “Pol. Registration” or similar, then you must register with the police.

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