Use the Registered Traveller service to get through the UK border faster.

You can apply for Registered Traveller membership if you have a UK visa or have visited the UK at least 4 times in the last 24 months.

If your application is successful, you can use:

  • UK and EU entry lanes
  • ePassport gates - if your passport has a ‘chip’

You also won’t need to fill in a landing card.

You can use the service at:

  • Birmingham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, London City, Luton, Manchester and Stansted airports
  • Eurostar terminals at Brussels, Lille and Paris

How to apply

  1. Apply online for Registered Traveller membership for 1 year - you’ll need your passport number and expiry date. It costs £70.

  2. You’ll get a decision on your application within 10 working days. You’ll get £50 back if your application is unsuccessful.

  3. If your application is accepted, the next time you travel to the UK you must go through the ‘other passports’ lane and fill in a landing card.

  4. The immigration officer will check that you meet the criteria and tell you that you can become a member if you do.


It costs:

You must update your details if your visa or immigration status changes. There’s no fee to do this.


You must:

  • be 18 or older
  • have a visa or have visited the UK at least 4 times in the last 24 months
  • have an eligible passport

Eligible passports


Brunei, Hong Kong (must be a Special Administrative Region passport), Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan (you must have a personal ID number on the photo page)


Australia, New Zealand

Middle East


North America

Canada, Mexico, USA

South and Central America

Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay