Overseas Visitors Records Office
The Overseas Visitors Records Office is now located at 323 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1JL
Please ensure you bring the correct documentation with you when you attend or you could have a wasted journey.
Further information and directions on how to get to our new office can be found under our 'Related Publications' section of this page.
Although every effort will be made to ensure we remain open between 09.00-4.00pm, there may be occasions when we may have to close at very short notice. Please check this website before you attend this office for the required documents to register and for closure updates as this could save you time.
Opening hours & OVRO's new admission process
20/10/14: The earliest available slots are for Thursday 23rd October 2014 - Our opening times are 09.00 - 16.00 Monday to Friday (except Public and Bank Holidays)
How to register - Avoid waiting - Please ask about our Interim process
It is important you follow this advice when registering with us. When you visit our office it is essential that you bring all the required documentation.
After registering with the police
When you register with the police you will be issued a Police Registration Certificate (PRC). Changes to your address must only be reported to your local police station. All other changes must be reported to OVRO
Frequently Asked Questions
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