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Paid and voluntary work visas (eg Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 5)

Check a biometric residence permit

Check a job applicant’s biometric residence permit (BRP) to see if they have a right to work in the UK.

-on the biometric residence permit service

Before you start

You must have permission from the person who holds the BRP before you apply.

What you need

You’ll need the job applicant’s:

  • name as it appears on the card
  • date of birth
  • BRP card number

You’ll also need to give your own organisation’s contact details.

What happens next

You’ll be told whether the applicant can work in the UK within 6 working days. You’ll be told if the check is going to take longer.

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