Student Immigration Service

Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)

Find out how to collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), how to check it, what to do if you find an error in your BRP and what to do if your BRP is lost or stolen.

How to collect your BRP

If you applied outside the UK, you must collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) from either the post office or the University within 10 days of your arrival. You will not need a BRP if you used the UK Immigration: ID Check app.

How to check your BRP and what to do if you find an error 

Find out what information you need to check is correct on your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) and the instructions you must follow if you find an error in your BRP.

If your BRP is lost or stolen  

If your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) is lost or stolen, then you will need to report it is lost and apply for a replacement.  

Follow our step-by-step guide to replace your BRP 

If you need help with your BRP replacement application, then contact us. 

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