UNITED KINGDOM – Biometric Residence Permits for First Time Applicants

New regulations will require non-EEA nationals seeking permission to come to the UK from overseas for more than six months to have a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP).

Currently non-EEA nationals are only required to apply for a BRP when granted permission to extend their stay in the UK for more than six months. From March, the government is extending this requirement to applicants from outside the UK as part of the visa application process.

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