What are the relevant updates regarding right to work checks?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 5 April 2022
Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI
Issues covered: Right to Work Checks

There are new right to work checks set to be introduced on the 6 April 2022, which will permit employers to used certified providers to undertake digital identity checks. The current adjusted right to work checks process was due to end on 5 April 2022. However, on 22 February 2022 the Home Office extended the concession permitting employers to carry out a manual right to work check using video conferencing and copies of supporting documents to 30 September 2022. This new online system will come into effect for British and Irish citizens with a valid passport. Employers will have to pay a fee if they wish to avail of this new system. However, employers can continue to carry out manual

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Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI

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