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

Before you start

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.