Tier 4 students who would normally subject to police registration should be aware that the service is currently suspended. However, you must still complete the online application form if you are extending your visa in the UK. Once the service re-opens, the Police will contact you to arrange an appointment for you to attend the Police Station with your documents.
The UKVI letter, emailed to everyone who has successfully received a new visa, will state if you must register with the police. If you are required to register with the police and fail to do so, you are in breach of your visa conditions and could be asked to leave the UK. Check nationalities required to register with police (Gov.uk).
Apply for a Police Registration Certificate
- Applications should be made with Fulford Road police station using the online registration form.
Collect your certificate
You will need:
Documents can be photographed and uploaded on a smart phone or tablet.
North Yorkshire Police will email you when your certificate is ready to collect.
If you renewed your visa whilst in your home country and are returning to the UK to continue your studies, you must again register with the police within seven days. You will need to complete the online form and book an appointment to attend Fulford Road police station with the following:
If you don't register with the police
Failure to register with the police is a criminal offence and you will be in breach of your immigration conditions. If you fail to register within the seven day period, this could affect any future visa applications. In some cases you may also receive an official police caution.