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Right to work

The ID checking guidelines for basic, standard and enhanced DBS checks have changed from the 1st July 2021 and implemented for all applications from the 01 October 2021, due to new right to work rules in the UK. 

Under these new guidelines all licensed driver and operator applications both new and renewal will have to prove their right to work in the UK. All British Citizens must provide either a UK passport showing that the applicant is a British Citizen or a birth certificate issued in the UK along with an official government document showing the applicants National Insurance number.

Proving your right to work in the UK

If you are from the EEA or from outside the UK or EEA you must provide a share code applied for on Gov.uk.

You must have one of the following to apply for a share code:

  • UK visa and immigration account
  • status under the EU settlement scheme
  • a biometric residence card or permit.

If you are unable to provide a share code or the share code fails to give the information required about your right to work in the UK documentation from the list below must be provided.

The documents provided must show a consistent appearance, show a correct date of birth and that all documents are clear in any time-limited permission and any work restrictions. For any documents provided with the application originals must be seen at a subsequent appointment. 

Right to work check list

 
      1. A passport (current or expired) showing the holder, or a person named in the passport as the child of the holder is a British citizen or a citizen of the UK and Colonies having the right of abode in the UK.
      2. A passport or passport card (current or expired) showing that the holder is a national of the Republic of Ireland.
      3. A current document issued by the Home Office to a family member of an EEA or Swiss citizen, and which indicates that the holder is permitted to stay in the United Kingdom indefinitely.
      4. A document issued by the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Bailiwick of Guernsey or the Isle of Man, which has been verified as valid by the Home Office Employer Checking Service, showing that the holder has been granted unlimited leave to enter or remain under Appendix EU to the Jersey Immigration Rules, Appendix EU to the Immigration (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Rules 2008 or Appendix EU to the Isle of Man Immigration Rules.
      5. A current Biometric Immigration Document (biometric residence permit) issued by the Home Office to the holder indicating that the person named is allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK, or has no time limit on their stay in the UK.
      6. A current passport endorsed to show that the holder is exempt from immigration control, is allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK, has the right of abode in the UK, or has no time limit on their stay in the UK.
      7. A current Immigration Status Document issued by the Home Office to the holder with an endorsement indicating that the named person is allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK or has no time limit on their stay in the UK, together with an official document giving the person’s permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a government agency or a previous employer.
      8. A birth or adoption certificate issued in the UK, together with an official document giving the   person’s permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a government agency or a previous employer.
      9. A birth or adoption certificate issued in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or Ireland, together with an official document giving the person’s permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a government agency or a previous employer.
      10.  A certificate of registration or naturalisation as a British citizen, together with an official document giving the person’s permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a government agency or a previous employer.
 
      1. A current passport endorsed to show that the holder is allowed to stay in the UK and is currently allowed to do the type of work in question.
      2. A current Biometric Immigration Document (biometric residence permit) issued by the Home Office to the holder which indicates that the named person can currently stay in the UK and is allowed to do the work in question.
      3. A current document issued by the Home Office to a family member of an EEA or Swiss citizen, and which indicates that the holder is permitted to stay in the United Kingdom for a time-limited period and to do the type of work in question.
      4. A document issued by the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Bailiwick of Guernsey or the Isle of Man, which has been verified as valid by the Home Office Employer Checking Service, showing that the holder has been granted limited leave to enter or remain under Appendix EU to the Jersey Immigration Rules, Appendix EU to the Immigration (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Rules 2008 or Appendix EU to the Isle of Man Immigration Rules.
      5. A document issued by the Bailiwick of Jersey or the Bailiwick of Guernsey, which has been verified as valid by the Home Office Employer Checking Service, showing that the holder has made an application for leave to enter or remain under Appendix EU to the Jersey Immigration Rules or Appendix EU to the Immigration (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Rules 2008, on or before 30 June 2021.
      6. A frontier worker permit issued under regulation 8 of the Citizens’ Rights (Frontier Workers) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020.
      7. A current immigration status document containing a photograph issued by the Home Office to the holder with a valid endorsement indicating that the named person may stay in the UK, and is allowed to do the type of work in question, together with an official document giving the person’s permanent National Insurance number and their name issued by a government agency or a previous employer. 
 
      1. A document issued by the Home Office showing that the holder has made an application for leave to enter or remain under Appendix EU to the immigration rules on or before 30 June 2021 together with a Positive Verification Notice from the Home Office Employer Checking Service.
      2. A document issued by the Bailiwick of Jersey or the Bailiwick of Guernsey, showing that the holder has made an application for leave to enter or remain under Appendix EU to the Jersey Immigration Rules or Appendix EU to the Immigration (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Rules 2008 on or before 30 June 2021 together with a Positive Verification Notice from the Home Office Employer Checking Service.
      3. An application registration card issued by the Home Office stating that the holder is permitted to take the employment in question, together with a Positive Verification Notice from the Home Office Employer Checking Service.
      4. A Positive Verification Notice issued by the Home Office Employer Checking Service to the employer or prospective employer, which indicates that the named person may stay in the UK and is permitted to do the work in question.
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