Registering with the Police

*Last updated on 1st June 2017

If you are coming to the UK for more than 6 months, and your nationality is listed below, then it is likely that you will need to register with the police on arrival to the UK.  If you need to register, this requirement will be shown on your visa in your passport, Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) or the Home Office decision letter. If the requirement is not written on any of these but you think you may need to register with the police, please contact us.

If you do need to register with the police, you must do so within seven days of your arrival to the UK or receiving a new visa in the UK. 

Afghanistan

Bolivia

Iran

Lebanon

Peru

Tunisia

Algeria

Brazil

Iraq

Libya

Qatar

Turkey

Argentina

China

Israel

Moldova

Russia

Turkmenistan

Armenia

Colombia

Jordan

Morocco

Saudi Arabia

UAE

Azerbaijan

Cuba

Kazakhstan

North Korea

Sudan

Ukraine

Bahrain

Egypt

Kuwait

Oman

Syria

Uzbekistan

Belarus

Georgia

Kyrgyzstan

Palestine

Tajikistan

Yemen

(Correct June 2017, UKVI list)

The first time you register with the police, you will need to provide: passport, two passport photographs and the registration fee of £34.  You can either attend your Bangor Police Station in person, or if you will be arriving to the Bangor in September, there wil be opportunity to register with the police throughout Welcome Week

Important:  You must also update your details with the police within 7 days if you:
    - Change address in the UK
    - Change your visa
    - Get married
    - Change your passport
Or if any of the other details on your police registration certificate change.

If you have any questions about registering with the police, contact internationalsupport@bangor.ac.uk for more information.