Student visas

Do you dream of studying in one of the world’s most respected and impressive educations hubs?

Think you’ve got what it takes to be taught by the leading masterminds in their field?

You’re only a few steps away from securing your student visa!

Student visa types

uk student visa

Below you’ll discover the various UK student visas available:

  • Short-Term Student - for children and adults - short courses of up to 6 or 11 months.
  • Tier 4 (Child) student visa - for children under 18 years old - long-term study at school or college
  • Tier 4 (General) student visa - for adults requiring long-term study at college or university (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies)

Short-Term Student visa

Documents you must provide for short-term study visas:

This is an ILLUSTRATIVE LIST OF DOCUMENTS only. Fill in our application form for us to prepare a list of documents specific to you.
  • Passport (current and previous)
  • Application form
  • Letter from employer or your place of study
  • Bank statements
  • Sponsorship undertaking if someone is acting as a sponsor for your educational trip
  • Official invitation from the education provider
  • Other documents confirming your ties to your home country and your situation

You’ll also need to provide a certified translation of any documents that are not in English.

Please note, you can use your tourist visa to study in the UK. But, only if the course is less than 15 hours per week and lasts for no more than a month.

You will need to prove that study isn’t the primary purpose of the visit.

Tier 4 visas (school / college / university)

Documents you must provide for Tier 4 student visas:

  • Passport (current and previous)
  • Application form
  • Bank statements confirming you have the finances for study and maintenance
  • Sponsorship undertaking, if someone is acting as a sponsor for your educational trip
  • Official invitation from the education provider (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies - CAS)
  • Knowledge of English confirmation, if necessary
  • Tuberculosis test results if you are from a country where you’re required to take the test, and if you are visiting the UK for more than 6 months
  • You’ll have to pay the healthcare surcharge as part of your application
  • A certified translation of any documents that are not in English.

Your course under a Tier 4 visa should be a full-time, long-term course. You must have an unconditional offer of a place on a course with a licensed Tier 4 sponsor. You’ll need 40 points awarded for a Tier 4 visa: 30 points for having a CAS letter plus 10 points for maintenance.

When your Tier 4 visa application is successful, you’ll be provided with a valid permit for one month to allow you to come to the UK. You’ll then receive your BRP (Biometric Residence Permit / Tier 4 visa plastic card) valid for the duration of your course.

When applying for a Tier 4 student visa, you will have to pass a personal interview in English. But, don’t worry. Our team of experts are specialists in interview techniques and will prepare you for the interview.

Visa to UK: Student visas - our services fee on 28.09.2020

Visa type Duration The Embassy fee Our services fee
Short-term study visa up to 6 months $133 $220
Short-term study visa up to 11 months $255 $325
Tier 4 Student visa up to 5 years $477 $325
Parent of a child at school visa 1 year $707 $325

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