Your Biometric Residence Permit card is your proof of immigration and should be kept in a secure place with your passport unless required.
If there are any errors, you must inform VISA immediately.
Our handy postcard with advice on what to do if your BRP or passport are lost or stolen can be obtained from the VISA Team or the Campus Life Desk. You can also download it here What if I lose my BRP or passport? We recommend you carry one in your hand luggage or wallet when you travel with your passport and BRP card.
You must report and apply for the replacement BRP card within 3 months. You must also report the loss/theft to obtain a police report. Please contact the VISA Team urgently for advice to protect your immigration status. Please contact the VISA Team to submit your online form. The fee is £56.
You must report your lost or stolen BRP to the Home Office as soon as possible.
You can't apply for the replacement BRP outside the UK. Instead you will need to get a replacement BRP visa which lets you re-enter the UK once only. The fee is £154. You must apply for the replacement BRP within one month of your return.