UK Student Visa

Every year thousands of students move around UK for their higher studies. There is no any restriction on number of student visas that can be issued. United Kingdom welcomes students across the globe. These students can get admission at recognized universities identifies at their website at following URL: www.gov.uk  Generally there are four types of students Visa:

  1. Tier 4 child student Visa
  2. Tier 4 General student Visa
  3. Short term student Visa
  4. Short Term child student Visa.

Detail of these categories is as follows.

  1. Tier 4 general student Visa

There are many requirements for this type of visa. You can be required to present evidence that you can support yourself during your stay at licensed educational institute in UK. You should be having enough money to support yourself during your stay. You are also required to spend at least per week of day time studies. You are also required for taking CAS from that college of university where you are thinking to take admission. CAS (confirmation of acceptance for studies) you have to take your CAS before at least three months before you apply for visa. Within six months of getting CAS, you are required to visit UK otherwise CAS will be cancelled. You can also decide to continue your study there.

  1. Tier 4 child student Visa

If you fall between ages of 4 to 17, you can get this visa. If you are between 4 to 15 years of age, you will be required to get independent Visa for school admission.

  1. Short term student Visa

Short term student visa can be obtained for:

  1. English Language course for 6 months
  2. English language course for 11 months (if you are 18 or above)
  3. Research work for educational degree.
  4. Training course

You also face some restriction for this Visa.

  1. You can’t get admission in state school
  2. You can’t work there as full time or part time
  3. You can’t do business there
  4. You can’t extend this Visa
  5. You can’t bring family members with you (dependants)

You can stay for 6 months or 11 months at the cost of 89 pounds and 170 pounds respectively. You are also required to have factual information about processing time. After Visa issuance, you can get back your documents.

  1. Short term child student Visa

Under this visa you can apply if you are 17 years old or less for study up to six months.