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Remote Right to Work Checks and Immigration Advice

This guide sets out the interim process for right to work checks for all staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

As the University moves to remote working, right to work checks remain essential to ensure that the University meets its statutory requirements. To allow us to work in the current conditions the University has agreed to take a pragmatic approach to the rules on right to work checks as an interim measure in these exceptional circumstances. Please be aware that it is imperative that checkers comply with these rules. HR will reject incomplete checks. Checks should still be undertaken the no later than the day before the individual starts work.

End of Temporary Remote Right to Work Checks

Please note the below information is valid until 5 April 2022 when the concession for remote right to work checks will end.

From 6 April 2022 all right to work checks must either be:

please note that only those with a BRP, status under the EU Settlement Scheme, or EEA nationals with an electronic visa can use the online right to work check. 

You can find guidance on the in-person checking procedure on our right to work pages.

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