Guidance

Biometric information

Immigration staff guidance on managing an applicant's biometric information.

Documents

Biometric information: introduction

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Biometric information: enrolment

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Biometric information: case working

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Biometric Residence Permits for overseas applicants: alternatives to customer collection at Post Office

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Details

Immigration staff guidance on managing migrants’ biometric information and the case working process for UK Visas and Immigration staff.

From 31 July 2021 you will no longer be able to enrol your biometric information at a Post Office. New guidance will be published shortly, including:

  • Biometric information: introduction
  • Biometric information: enrolment
Published 20 November 2013
Last updated 9 July 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added information about biometric enrolment at Post Offices ending on 31 July 2021 to details section.

  2. Updated biometric information - introduction guidance.

  3. Updated to add 'Biometric Residence Permits for overseas applicants: alternatives to customer collection at Post Office'

  4. Updated biometric information: introduction.

  5. Updated guidance documents.

  6. Updated guidance.

  7. Updated guidance.

  8. Updated guides.

  9. Updated guidance.

  10. Updated attachment

  11. First published.