Overseas Visitors Records Office
After you arrive in the United Kingdom, you may need to register your stay with the police. If you need to register, this requirement will be written in your passport and you will need to register within seven days of your arrival in the United Kingdom. When attend your appointment with us please ensure you bring all the documentation for registration, failure to bring these will mean you will not be registered.
How to register
It important you follow this advice when registering your stay with us. When you visit our office it is essential that you bring all the required documentation.
Registration with the police
When you register with the police you will be issued a Police Registration Certificate (PRC). Any changes in your circumstance will need to be reported to OVRO.
Frequently Asked Questions
We often get asked questions about registration, or changing address. Read some of the answers to the most frequently asked questions.
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