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Biometric Residence Permits (BRPs) Secure Card Collection

Pick up your residence permit in selected Post Office branches across the UK


Customers are reminded to follow current UK quarantine rules prior to the collecting their BRP in branch. Current guidelines can be viewed at


If you’ve received a letter from the UK Home Office asking you to collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) from a Post Office branch, we’re here to help make it easy.


Find your named Post Office branch

If you’ve been asked to collect your permit from a specific named Post Office branch, you can find it and its opening hours now using our Branch Finder tool here.


Collect your BRP from a different branch

If you’d prefer to collect your residence permit from another branch that will be more convenient for you, we can redirect it for a small fee.


Choose ‘BRP collection’ from the options in the Branch Finder to find the nearest authorised branch in your preferred area.


Visit the branch to request the redirection and pay the fee. Then return 7 calendar days later to collect your permit.

Need some help?

For more on collecting your residence permit visit the Home Office Biometric Residence Permits page.


For other questions about permits to live and work in the UK, go here.