This information is relevant to you if you have immigration permission as a student, including as a Tier 4 student.
Check what your passport sticker (entry clearance or residence permit) or biometric residence permit (identity card) says.
You can work in the UK if your passport sticker or identity card says one of the following:
Your passport sticker or identity card might differ slightly from these examples.
You cannot work in the UK if your passport sticker or identity card says:
You must not work if your passport sticker or identity card says "No work" or "Work prohibited" because this would be a breach of your immigration conditions and a criminal offence.
If you have immigration permission as a Student Visitor, you are NOT permitted to work in the UK.
Bulgarian and Romanian nationals who study in the UK are allowed to work while they are here. There are some restrictions.
You can work for up to 20 hours per week during term time, and full time during University vacation periods.
Before starting work you must obtain a registration certificate known as BR1. For more information please refer to the PDF guide below.
You don’t need to apply for permission to work in the UK during your studies. However, your employer will probably ask you for proof of where you’re from - your passport will normally be sufficient.
This article was published on Aug 2, 2012