Identity Cards for Foreign Nationals - Communication Update
14 May 2009

ID cards: new sites for biometric enrolment

To help the increasing number of foreign nationals who have to enrol their biometrics as part of their application to stay in the United Kingdom, the UK Border Agency is setting up new biometric enrolment facilities around the country in the coming weeks.

For further details regarding this announcement please click here.

New immigration applicants to get identity cards for foreign nationals

Since November 2008, we have been issuing identity cards to foreign nationals from outside the European Economic Area extending their stay here as spouses or partners and students. In March 2009, we expanded the scheme to further categories of applicants.

For more information on identity cards for foreign nationals and applicants affected, please click here.


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