There are many people keeps calling us at our immigration law firm asking which Post Office has facility to enroll their biometric information to comply with the directives of the Home Office in the United Kingdom. A piece of advise, just because you are enrolling your biometrics does not mean you have been granted a visa. This is no longer the case, nowadays. It is just a requirement from the Home Office point of view.
Foreign Nationals Biometric Residence Permit. If you received a barcoded biometric notification letter from the Home Office, you are required to enroll your biometric within 15 working days (it means it does not include Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays). The timeframe is very strict as failure to enrol this makes your application rejected as invalid.
To make your visit as quick as possible, we recommend that you visit on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, as this is when they’re quietest.
Here are some tips to help you save time:
- Check if your preferred branch is one of our high demand branches and use the link below to find the nearest less busy alternatives
- Avoid Saturdays and Mondays if you can, as these are their busiest days.