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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Biometric enrolment, reuse and evidencing status

Uk Visas Immigration

September 3
08:54 2020

COVID-19: Biometric enrolment, reuse and evidencing status

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This guidance covers circumstances which cannot wait for a resumption to full capacity of biometric enrolment services. Following the reduction of normal services at UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services (UKVCAS) and service support centres (SSC).

This is in accordance with COVID-19 measures to protect the health and safety of staff and applicants.

This guidance includes:

  • handling requirements for enrolling or reusing biometrics
  • considering issuing a temporary status letter instead due to reduced capacity for enrolling or where an applicant is unable to enrol their biometrics in the UK
Published 3 September 2020

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