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Biometric residence permits: overseas applicant and sponsor information

General information on biometric residence permits for overseas applicants, employers and sponsors.

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Biometric residence permits: overseas applicant and sponsor information

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This leaflet contains information for overseas applicants and sponsors. It explains what a biometric residence permit (BRP) is, what it can be used for, and how employers can check that prospective employees have a right to work in the United Kingdom.

Published 18 March 2015
Last updated 1 July 2016 + full page history
  1. Deletion of biometric residence permit: international rollout schedule guidance.
  2. Updated biometric residence permits: overseas applicant and sponsor information guide.
  3. Updated 'Biometric residence permits: overseas applicant and sponsor information'.
  4. Updated guidance.
  5. updated guidance
  6. New international rollout schedule.
  7. First published.