Biometric residence permits compulsory for more immigration categories

Since Wednesday 29 February 2012, all applicants in the UK are now required to obtain a biometric residence permit if they are applying to stay here for more than 6 months. This includes applicants for permission to settle here (known as ‘indefinite leave to remain’).

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To obtain a permit, applicants will need to enrol their biometric information (fingerprints and facial image).

More information can be found on the UKBA website.