Check a job applicant’s biometric residence permit (BRP) to see if they have a right to work in the UK.
Start now on the biometric residence permit service
You must have permission from the person who holds the BRP before you apply.
What you need
You’ll need the job applicant’s:
- BRP card number
- name as it appears on the card
- date of birth
You’ll also need to give your own organisation’s contact details.
What happens next
You’ll be told whether the applicant can work in the UK within 6 working days. You’ll be told if the check is going to take longer.