The end date has been extended until 5 April 2022 for the temporary adjustments made to the right to work checks is been confirmed by the Home Office.

Initially, the deadline was scheduled for 1st September 2021, but this has now been amended to 5th April 2022 for the end of the digital right to work checks.

Additionally, the Home Office is reviewing specialist technology, which could support a move to the permanent digital right to work checks. It means that checks can be conducted remotely but it will enhance security.

It is hoped that it will ensure that the right to work scheme operates in a way that continues to support employers while the possibility of a long-term solution is explored hence, the deferral of the end date has been adjusted to 5 April 2022.

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