Police Registration

DO I NEED TO REGISTER WITH THE POLICE?

Nationals of the following countries are required to register with the Police after they have collected their BRP in the UK and also update their details as required:

Afghanistan 

China 

Kazakhstan 

Palestine 

Turkey 

Algeria

Colombia

Kirgizstan 

Peru 

Turkmenistan 

Argentina

Cuba

Kuwait

Qatar 

United Arab Emirates 

Armenia

Egypt 

Lebanon 

Russia 

Ukraine 

Azerbaijan 

Georgia 

Libya 

Saudi Arabia 

Uzbekistan 

Bahrain

Iran 

Moldova 

Sudan

Yemen 

Belarus

Iraq 

Morocco 

Syria 

 

Bolivia

Israel 

North Korea 

Tajikistan 

 

Brazil

Jordan 

Oman 

Tunisia 

 

 

WHEN DO I REGISTER?

(1) New students: you should register with the Police as quickly as possible when you arrive. You need to ensure that you contact the Police within 7 days of collecting your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) to book a registration appointment.  Please note that you may not be able to book an appointment immediately; however, the Police will keep a record of when you called them as proof that you contacted them within 7 days of receiving your BRP.

(2) Existing students in the UK: you must update your police registration certificate each time you make changes to your visa or your address details.  

 

WHERE DO I REGISTER?

The following local Police station provides a Police Registration Service:

Lisburn Rd Police Station, 266 Lisburn Rd, Belfast, BT9 6GG

-          If you are registering with the Police for the first time, you will need to make an appointment by telephone.  To make an appointment, telephone 02890 650222 and ask for extension 22168 or the International Visitor Registration Office.  Appointments are available each Tuesday  between 11:30am and 3:00pm.

-          If you already have a Police Registration Certificate, you do not need an appointment to update your details at Lisburn Rd Police station. 

-          Opening hours are Monday to Friday 11am until 7pm. Closed 3-30pm for Lunch

 

WHAT DOCUMENTS WILL I NEED?

When you go to register you will need the following:

  • Your passport;
  • Your current visa;
  • Two passport sized photos;
  • £34.00 fee for your police registration certificate.

You must keep your certificate safe.  When you change your address you must take your certificate to the police station to be updated.  You will also need your certificate when you are applying to extend your visa.

Contact us with any queries at immigration@qub.ac.uk.