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Arriving at Durham

Durham University is required to ensure that all students have the right to study in the UK before starting study and at the beginning of every academic year you continue your study. This includes students who hold a Tier 4 (General) visa and students who have permission in any other immigration category.

The information below explains what you need to to do when you arrive so that you can complete the registration process and begin your study at Durham:

Passport & visa verification events in September & October 2018

You can collect your BRP and complete passport & visa verification at the times and locations listed below.

If your new programme starts at any other time of the year or you arrive after these dates, you must present your new visa / BRP and passport at the Student Immigration Office.


Activity & Location


Wednesday 26th Sept,


Friday 5th October

(excluding Saturday & Sunday)

9.30am to 4.30pm

Monday 8th October


Friday 12th October

    • BRP Collection: Student Immigration Office, Palatine Centre
    • Passport & Visa Verification: Student Immigration Office, Palatine Centre
    • Medical Screening: Student Immigration Office, Palatine Centre
    • Police Registration (if required, by appointment only): Student Immigration Office, Palatine Centre

    9.30am to 4.30pm

    Contact Us

    Student Immigration Office
    The Palatine Centre 
    Stockton Road
    DH1 3LE, UK