Book a Nationality Checking Service appointment


National Checking Service Appointments are currently unavailable at Richmond Register Office. Please contact other local Register Offices to book an appointment.

Before you start

You cannot book online if:

  • You have already attended an NCS appointment, but were required to make a Second Appointment to enable the application to be completed. You will need to make this appointment by telephone on 020 8891 7188 or in person at The Register Office.
  • You are not applying on Form AN / MNI please telephone 020 8891 7188 to make an appointment.

The NCS cost

The fee for this service is in addition to the application fee that is paid to UK Visas and Immigration, and must be paid at the time the appointment is booked.

This fee is non refundable.

Credit card payments are subject to a handling fee. There is no handling fee for debit card payments.

You will need

  • The details of each person attending the appointment.
  • Your availability for the appointment.
  • A credit or debit card for payment.

What happens next

  • You will receive a confirmation email with your appointment details.
  • Please make sure you arrive on time for the start of your appointment. If you are late, it will not be possible to see you, and you will need to book a new appointment and pay the appointment fee.
  • If you wish to move your appointment please contact us on 020 8891 7188, but you must give at least 3 full working days notice. An appointment can only be moved once.
  • Please note that each adult applicant must attend the appointment. Children under 18 need not attend.

Updated: 4 May 2017