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Student Advice and Wellbeing

Making an application for a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa

The following guidance will help you make a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa application. There is separate guidance for those applying inside and outside the UK.

Applying outside the UK

Please read the following guide for details of the Tier 4 visa requirements and application process outside the UK.

Making a Tier 4 (General) student visa application outside the UK (pdf; 49kb)

Please use the guide below for help completing the VAF9 Appendix 8 form.

VAF 9 Appendix 8 Guide (pdf; 195kb)

You can get an insight into the Tier 4 (General) Student visa application process by watching the film on the We Are International website showing students applying to come to the UK from China.

Applying inside the UK

Please read the following guide for details of the Tier 4 (General) student visa requirements and application process in the UK.

Making a Tier 4 (General) student visa application inside the UK (pdf; 64kb)

Please use the guide below to help submit your Tier 4 (General) student visa application through the Home Office online application form.

Tier 4 Online Application guide (pdf; 324kb)

 

 

 

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Making a Tier 4 (General) student visa application outside the UK

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