What is a SHARE CODE?
If you are not a British National, living in UK and are allowed to work. You may have visa as part of EU settlement Scheme, Spouse visa, dependant visa, student visa and so on. Your employer, accountant, solicitor, college, landlord may need to ask you to share your online Immigration status code to confirm your Immigration Status in UK and whether you are allowed to work and can rent a house. If you have Biometric Residence Permit or Card also known as (BRP) you can show the original card to prove your immigration status however any other form of immigration document may not be acceptable, hence you may need to provide the relevant person to view and confirm your immigration status online directly with the UK Visa and Immigration department.
How can I prove my immigration status, right to Work or right to Rent in UK?
https://www.gov.uk/view-prove-immigration-status (All European/EU Settlement Scheme Visa holders)
https://www.gov.uk/prove-right-to-work (Non European, Biometrics Residence Permits/Card (BRP) holders)
https://www.gov.uk/prove-right-to-rent Prove your right to rent in England (All nationalities)
Step by Step Tutorial
You will need your Passport, National ID card (European), Biometric Residence Permit/Card (BRP), Your Date of Birth, Name and Email of your for example or landlord who is asking you to share your code. Step for applicant are the same. this example shows step for EU settled person.
- When you Visit this link https://www.gov.uk/view-prove-immigration-status
What information my employer will see about me and my visa status?
When you asked the immigration office to share your code with your employer or you send the Share code directly to your employer they will login using your Share and your Date of Birth to check your immigration status on the UKVI website.
How an employer can check someone immigration status once they have received the Shar Code?
- When an employer receive Share Code.