Biometric Resident Permits (BRP)
Information about BRPs and what to do if there is an error or if your passport or visa is lost or stolen.
If you have applied for your Tier 4 visa from inside the UK and the Home Office decision letter states that your BRP arrived from than 10 days ago, then you can you can report it online using the following UKVI web link:
If there is a problem with your BRP when it arrives (i.e. there is a error on it), report it within 10 days.
You can report it online using the following UKVI link:
You can report your biometric residence permit (BRP) lost or stolen from inside or outside the UK using the following UKVI web link:
There is no need to apply to replace your BRP if you obtain a new passport. However, you will have to notify UKVI of your new passport using form MCC.
If you obtain a new passport because you have changed your nationality, then you will need to replace your BRP card to reflect this. You can report this change in circumstances online using the following UKVI weblink:
You must report any changes in circumstances if you are in the UK and have a BRP or have applied for a BRP but haven’t had a decision yet.
You must apply for a new BRP straight away if any of these things change:
- Your name/nationality/facial appearance/gender
You can report these changes online using the following UKVI weblink:
If you have a valid BRP and you only need to report a change of address, you need to fill in the following form and send it back by post: