General information on biometric residence permits for overseas applicants, employers and sponsors.
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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
Updated: 1 July 2016
- Deletion of biometric residence permit: international rollout schedule guidance.
- Updated biometric residence permits: overseas applicant and sponsor information guide.
- Updated 'Biometric residence permits: overseas applicant and sponsor information'.
- Updated guidance.
- updated guidance
- New international rollout schedule.
- First published.