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Police Registration

Police Registration

If you are studying for more than 6 months and are from one of the countries listed below, you are required to register with the police within 7 days of arrival in the UK as a condition of your visa. There is flexibility to this timescale at the start of term (see 'Where to register' below) and for those who are required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.

Afghanistan Algeria Argentina Armenia Azerbaijan Bahrain
Belarus Bolivia Brazil China Colombia Cuba
Egypt Georgia Iran Iraq Israel Jordan
Kazakhstan Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lebanon Libya Moldova
Morocco North Korea Oman Palestine Peru Qatar
Russia Saudi Arabia Sudan Syria Tajikistan Tunisia
Turkey Turkmenistan United Arab Emirates Ukraine Uzbekistan Yemen

The police registration condition will be noted on your 90 day (previously 30 day) entry clearance vignette (visa sticker), or on your Home Office decision letter or electronic grant email.  It is important that you arrange to register as soon as possible.  It is an offence not to register and failure to register could have future immigration implications.

If your visa does not mention police registration and you are on the list of nationals who should expect to register, please contact us and we can advise you further. 

Arriving August - December 2020

UPDATE 06/11/2020: The Home Office have stated that travel for registration purposes is non-essential and Devon & Cornwall Police have decided not to process registrations during this current lockdown period. As part of that decision, they will not be coming to campus to register and hand back certificates on 2nd December. The Police will advise us when registrations will recommence and when they will be coming to campus again.  

Whether you register on campus or at the Police Station you will need to follow these 4 steps:

  1. Download 'Report of Initial Registration of Foreign National’ (Form no.67)
  2. Print and complete the Report of Initial Registration of Foreign National form in English language. PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM IN BLOCK LETTERS in black ink. 
  3. Bring your completed form and the following documents to the appointment:

    Document

    Photocopy?

    Completed Form 67

     

    Biometric Card (where applicable)

    Yes, both sides

    Current passport

    Personal details pageImmigration stamp showing entry to UK

    One passport sized photograph

     

    University letter confirming student status*

     

    £34 cash (exact change only)

     

  • * Log on to the iExeter student portal, click the Student Record tab and the click the Student Record System link.

  • Click 'Generate Self Service Letters'.

  • Choose any type of letter you require, click 'Next' and enter any additional details (if applicable).

  • Preview your letter. Click 'Yes, these details are correct'. You can then choose to download your PDF or have your letter emailed to you.

  • If your letter details are incorrect, click 'No, these details are incorrect' to contact SID. Any issues contact SID on 0300 555 0444

    You will be emailed when your Police Registration is ready to collect on campus.  
  1. Bring your completed form and the following documents to the appointment:
    Document Photocopy?
    Completed Form 67  
    Biometric Card (where applicable) Yes, both sides
    Current passport Personal details page
    Immigration stamp showing entry to UK
    One passport sized photograph  
    University letter confirming student status*  
    £34 cash (exact change only)  

*1. Log on to the iExeter student portal, click the Student Record tab and the click the Student Record System link.
2. Click 'Generate Self Service Letters'.
3. Choose any type of letter you require, click 'Next' and enter any additional details (if applicable).
4. Preview your letter. Click 'Yes, these details are correct'. You can then choose to download your PDF or have your letter emailed to you.
5. If your letter details are incorrect, click 'No, these details are incorrect' to contact SID. Any issues contact SID on 0300 555 0444

You will be emailed when your Police Registration is ready to collect on campus.  

Make sure that you’ve looked in all the usual places before notifying the police. If the certificate is lost then you can report this on www.reportmyloss.com. For stolen certificates, visit your local police station and let them know what has happened. You will then need to submit a new registration form and pay the £34 fee again.

You must update the police and your police registration certificate if you:

  • move house
  • extend your visa
  • change your name
  1. Download the ‘Report of Change in Circumstances of Foreign National’ (Form no.66)
  2. Complete the Report of Change in Circumstances of Foreign National (Form no. 66) in English language. PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM IN BLOCK LETTERS and black pen. 
  3. Take your completed form and your Police Registration Certificate (PRC), passport and BRP (if applicable), to one of the Police Stations or make an appointment at Police Registration on campus.
  4. The Station Enquiry Officer will endorse your PRC with the changes and return it to you while you are in the Police Station.