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UKVI - Change your address or your legal representative's details

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When to use the form

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When to use the form

Update your address or your legal representative's details

If you are a migrant living in the UK or your application was made in the UK, you can use this form to:
  • update your home address
  • update your correspondence address
  • update your legal representative's address
  • update your dependant's details
  • inform us of a change in your legal representation
Unless further information is required, your details will be updated within 72 hours of submitting the information online. If you submit your notification by post, it will take up to 5 working days.

Who shouldn’t use this form

If you’re an accession state worker or in the UK under the Workers Registration Scheme (WRS), you do not need to notify us of an address change.
If you have given notice of intent to marry and want to submit a change of address, you must email MarriageReferralTeamGeneral@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk or send a letter and the necessary information to the postal address below.

Information required to submit a change of address

You’ll need the following information to submit a change of address:
  • your full name
  • your date of birth
  • your nationality
  • your old postcode
  • your new address
  • your passport, BRP or ARC number
  • the name, date of birth and nationality of any dependants if you need to update their details
You will also need digital copies of the following:
  • your identity document ( ie passport, BRP, ARC, EEA identity card, travel document, UK driving licence (photocard only) )
  • recent documents showing your new address (ie utility bills, bank, credit card or mortgage statements, rental agreement, council tax bill or benefits statement)
  • If you have applied for asylum in the UK and are being provided with accommodation by a UKVI housing partner, such as G$S, Serco or Clearel, a letter from them confirming this will be accepted as proof of address
  • If you are being provided with accommodation by a registered charity / organisation as a result of child abuse or domestic violence, a letter from the organisation confirming this will be accepted as proof of address
  • solicitor’s letter of authority on headed paper, if you’re updating your legal representative’s details

Updating someone’s address on their behalf

If you are a legal representative completing this form on someone’s behalf, you must have a letter of authority from the person, which may need to be provided before any changes are made.

Submitting a change of address by post

You can submit a change of address by post, by sending the necessary information and copies of the necessary documents listed above, to:
Change of address team
11th floor, Lunar House
40 Wellesley Road
Croydon
CR9 2BY
If you have given notice of intent to marry and want to notify the Home Office of your change of address by post, you must send a letter and the necessary information listed above to:
Marriage Referral and Assessment Unit
Dept 158
PO Box 306
Liverpool
L2 0QN
The Home Office doesn't send confirmation letters to change of address notifications.
Privacy Policy
The personal information that you enter on this form is used to process your request for the change of your address. The Home Office is the data controller in relation to the information you provide, and the information will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We will only send documents to addresses which we have a record of to help ensure the security of your information. We may share your personal information with other organisations when the law allows. For further information on how the Home Office uses personal data, please see our Personal information charter.