Overseas Visitors

How to Register:

It is a legal requirement stated by the Home Office under The Immigration Regulation Act 1971, that, as a condition to remain in the United Kingdom certain foreign nationals are required to register with the police in whose area they are to reside. You must register within seven days of arrival in to the United Kingdom.

This only applies to foreign nationals who have been granted leave to remain for more than six months or where an extension is granted, therefore making the total leave to remain more than six months.

Citizens of the following countries who are admitted to the United Kingdom (UK) may be required to register with the police:

Stateless persons are also subject of the police registration scheme.

Entry clearance officers and immigration officers can, in certain circumstances, impose the requirement to register on national of countries not listed above.

If the following is written on the visa in your passport or on the reverse of your Biometric Residence Permit you must register either within 7 days of arriving in the United Kingdom or within 7 days of receiving your visa extension from the Home Office:

Where to register in Leicester

Leicestershire Police
Nationality Office
95 Hinckley Road

Opening Times
Monday – Tuesday: 08:30 - 15:00
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday - Friday: 08:30 - 15:00

Appointments are available for workers only on a Wednesday between 10:00 – 16:00 by appointment only. Please either email [email protected] or call 101 ext. 6886 / 6885. A registration form will also need to be completed in block capital letters.

The last appointment for a new registration will be at 14:30. To ensure that you will be seen for a new registration, please arrive at the police station before 14:30. This will give us time to process your registration. No new registrations will take place after 14:30.

Contact Details
Tel: 101 ask for extension 6886, 6885 or 6882
Email: – [email protected]

Planned events
8th and 22nd March 2017 10:00 – 16:00
CODE Building Western Road Leicester

Please visit this website to make an appointment.

Examples of visa and British Residence Permit.

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