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Employer's guide to right to work checks
Guidance for employers about conducting checks to ensure workers have a legal right to work in the UK; covering on whom an employer needs to make checks, how frequently they should perform the checks, and how to do the checks correctly.
Updated 17 March 2021 in relation to EEA and Swiss nationals during the grace period (1 January - 30 June 2021). Replaces June 2018 version. Earlier editions issued: August 2017, May 2015, July 2014 and December 2014.
The Home Office is the government department responsible for immigration and passports, drugs policy, counter-terrorism and police.
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