Registering with the police
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Registering with the police

The Police Registration requirement was discontinued on 5 August 2022 and new students are no longer required to register with the Police on arrival, even if stated on their visa or in correspondence from UKVI; current students do not need to update their details or attend appointments to register even if already booked. If you already have a police registration certificate you may want to keep it for reference but you don't have to keep it updated and you will not be asked for it for any future visa application or any other purpose. For further information see the UKCISA website.

For reference only:

The requirement to register was abolished on 5 August 2022. If your student visa is for longer than six months and you are aged 16 or over, you would previously have been required to register with the police in the UK if you are a national of one of the following countries or territories:

MoroccoNorth KoreaOmanPalestinePeruQatar
RussiaSaudi ArabiaSudanSyriaTajikistanTunisia
TurkeyTurkmenistanUnited Arab EmiratesUkraineUzbekistanYemen
Or if you are classed as a stateless person or you hold a non-national travel document.
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