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Police registration

Police registration  

Some students are required to register with the police as part of their visa conditions.  

Do I need to register with the police? 

  • If your country of nationality does not appear in Appendix 2 but the endorsement appears on your Entry clearance vignette or BRP/decision letter then you must register 

When should I register with the police? 

You must register within seven days of collecting your BRP. If you cannot do this, please contact a member of the Welfare, Immigration and Funding Team via the Student Portal 

Covid-19 quarantine requirements- QUARANTINE in the UK is MANDATORY if you are from one of countries on the UK Government list. There is NO penalty for applying to register with the police outside of the usual seven day arrival rule if you have to quarantine upon arrival.This means that you MUST not leave your accommodation until your quarantine period ends. After this you can collect your BRP card and then apply to register with the police within seven days of collecting your BRP card.

How do I register with the police 

  • If you are studying at the Newcastle campus, please fully read the instructions here before submitting the online application form. Please note that payment can be accepted by all major credit/debit cards. 
  • To arrange an appointment if you are already registered with the police in Newcastle, please email for an appointment.   


When do I need to update my police registration? 

After registering with the police, you must update them within 7 days of any changes to the following: 

  • Any change to your address; and/or 
  • Extend your student permission; and/or 
  • Change college or university; and/or 
  • Renew your passport; and/or 
  • Change your visa- get a new UK entry visa or new BRP card 
  • Get married; and/or 
  • If any of the other details on your Police Registration Certificate change 

Failure to register with the police 

If you are required to register with the police, and fail to so do or fail to notify them of changes, the Home Office can refuse future immigration applications or remove you from the UK. You may also be subject to a fine of upto £5000 

Issues relating to registering with the police 

Please contact the Welfare, Immigration and Funding team via the Student Portal if you have any further queries or issues registering with the police 



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