Overseas Visitors Records Office
The Overseas Visitors Records Office is located at 323 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1JL
Please check this website for the documents you will need in order to register and bring them with you when you attend.
Every effort will be made to ensure that we remain open between 09.00-4.00pm. However, there maybe occasions when we have to close at very short notice.
Please check this website for closure and other updates as this could save you time.
Opening times & admission process
Our opening times are 9.00am - 4.00pm, Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday and Friday (We are closed every THURSDAY and Public/Bank Holidays)
How to register
*IMPORTANT CHANGES* New Registration Proforma released from Monday 27th July 2015 - Please click on the link below
After registering with the police
Once you have registered, you must report changes to OVRO. However, changes to your residential, business or school address and occupation can only be reported to your local police station. Please click on the link below for further information.
Updated 3:50pm on 13/10/15: Latest OVRO news and information - ADMISSION STATUS AND STUDENTS SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS: Please click on the link below
Frequently Asked Questions
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