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Tier 4 Student Visa2019-03-17T09:05:45+00:00

Individuals from outside the EEA & Switzerland wishing to enter the UK to study can apply under the Tier 4 Student Visa route.

Tier 4 General Student Visa

The requirements for a Tier 4 general student visa (age 16 & over) include:

  • Unconditional offer of place on a course with a licensed Tier 4 sponsor
  • Proof of sufficient funds to support yourself and pay for course
  • Course must be full time (at least 15 hours per week)
  • You meet the English language requirements
  • Those aged 16 or 17 need written consent from parents stating they can live and travel independently
  • Must obtain entry clearance before travelling to UK
  • Must have 40 points
    • 30 points: valid CAS from fully licensed Tier 4 sponsor
    • 10 points: enough money to cover course feels and monthly living costs

Applications for the Tier 4 general student visa must be made online (except if from North Korea).  You cannot apply from inside the UK unless it’s an application to continue studying in UK.

Tier 4 child student visa (age 4 to 17) and short term study visa routes are also available options, depending on the course you are wishing to undertake and your circumstances.

Link to the Home Office website
https://www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa/overview
https://www.gov.uk/child-study-visa/overview
https://www.gov.uk/study-visit-visa/overview

If you would like to learn more about how we can help you with a Study Visa application, please contact QC Immigration today.

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