Student Immigration

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Police Registration

As of Monday 1 August 2022, the requirement to register with the police (which is applied to students from certain countries) has been suspended for decisions made on Student applications. Public Notice & FAQs.

Students who have received decisions up to 1 August that have been asked to register will now not be required to do so. The UKVI have confirmed that this is retrospective.

For students that had already registered with the police, you will no longer be required to inform the Nationality Department of any changes to circumstances (including change of address), but should communicate them to the Home Office directly via:

You may contact the Police directly or Kent Union Advice Centre for further information.

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Last Updated: 08/08/2022