Four Automatic UK Residency Tests

Posted by admin at 15:51 on 13 Feb 2017


The following brief details the four automatic UK residence tests. Please note, this is only a brief indicator of the tests and specific advice should be sort if necessary.

  1. An individual spends 183 days or more in the UK during the tax year.
  2. An individual has a home in the UK at sometime during tax year, is present in that home for a total of 30 days, and for at least 91 consectutive days, the individual spends less than 30 days in an overseas home.
  3. An individual works sufficient hours in the UK during a 365 day period.
  4. An individual dies having been resident in each of the previous tax years.

There are also other tests relating to having sufficient UK ties and there is an automatic overseas test.