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Biometric Identity Documentation

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From April 2008 Biometric Identity system started in London for foreign residents who need to renew their residence permits. Applicants now need to complete an additional application for an identity card which involves a process of identificstion of the applicant, and for the identity information to be held on the id card.

Anyone needing to renew their stay, or make any other application to the Border & Immigration Agency in connection with their stay in UK, will need to undergo this new process, which will delay the completion of their immigration application.