Nationality and residency

All applicants must:

  • Aged 18 or over
  • Be a United Kingdom, European Union or commonwealth citizen, with no restrictions on your stay in the United Kingdom.
  • Whether or not you were born in the United Kingdom, you should have resided there for the 3 years immediately preceding your application.

Background checks

You must:

  • declare any previous spent and unspent convictions, where asked
  • have a basic background check to get Security Check level clearance