Services

  • Tier 4 (General) student visa

    Apply for a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK if you're 16 or over - eligibility, extend or switch your visa, how much it costs and how long it takes

  • Short-term study visa

    Apply for a Short-term study visa (also known as a Short-term student visa) for a short course of study or training in the UK - fees, eligibility, documents you need and how to apply

  • Get an electronic visa waiver to enter the UK

    Apply for an electronic visa waiver (EVW) if you have a passport from Kuwait, Oman, Qatar or the United Arab Emirates

  • Tier 4 (Child) student visa

    Apply for a Tier 4 (Child) student visa to study in the UK if you're under 18 - eligibility, documents, how to apply, extend or switch, how long it takes and how much it costs

  • Form for Tier 4 priority applications

    Form to make a priority application to switch or extend stay in the UK under Tier 4.

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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. Migration Advisory Committee response to commission on international students
  2. Government to commission assessment of international students
  3. The Chief Inspector has published a report on a re-inspection of the Tier 4 curtailment process
  4. Tier 4 visas: Immigration Rules changes
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Policy and engagement

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