If you’re reasonably satisfied that the worker has an outstanding application with the Home Office that was made before their previous leave expired or has an outstanding appeal against a Home Office decision, you can get a Positive Verification Notice from the Employer Checking Service.
Updated to reflect the changes made on 28 February to the Right to work checks: an employer's guide.
Updated information for employers carrying out right to work checks from 1 October.
Updated 'Employers' right to work checklist' HTML accessible document as some acceptable documents have been removed from the list and new information added about Identity Service Providers. Removed 'Employers' right to work checklist' PDF document.
Accessible version of checklist added.
The right to work checklist has been updated in line with legislation change.
Because of coronavirus (COVID-19) there are temporary changes to the way you can check documents. Added a link to guidance about the adjusted process.
New Right to Work checklist in line with legislation change, added.
added link to new online employer checking service form