UK Documents for VISA Application

UK Documents for VISA Application

The UK has one of the oldest education systems in the world and extends this experience to its educational institutions.  Indian students see the UK as an attractive destination – for its top universities, lucrative job opportunities, unique pedagogy, and attractive prospects for the future.  The Government of the UK offers Indian students the opportunity to study on its soil provided they obtain a UK student visa.

Documents required for Student visa application

Mandatory requisites for visa application

  • Current valid passport or any travel document to the same power
  • You are required to have an offer from a university or college before furthering the process of visa application
  • It is imperative to receive an offer from a licensed education sponsor authorized by the Government of the UK
  • Your approved university or college will give you a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS)
  • Should be able to converse, read, write and understand English

Other requisites

  • You are to produce proof of having sufficient funds to support your study and living.
  • An Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate if needed
  • Sanction of a parent or legal guardian if you are under 18
  • If under 18, you are required to submit proof of your relationship with your parent or guardian
  • Tuberculosis test
  • If you are being financially sponsored for your course fee and living expenses, it is necessary to submit your sponsor’s consent in

For students below 18

If you are under the age of 18 years, you are required to submit written permission from both parents and your legal guardian

The written consent should include permission for:

  • your visa application
  • your living and other arrangements in the UK
  • your travel to the UK

You will be needed to submit a legal document (birth certificate) that bears the names of your parents.

Types of Student Visas, Validity and Cost

Child Student visa –

  • A visa of this type is issued to students between the ages of 4 to 17 to pursue schooling in the UK.
  • As an Indian student, you should start the application process 6 months before your course. You can expect your visa to be processed within 3 weeks.
  • Students under the age of 16 can stay back in the UK for 4 months beyond course length (6 years plus 4 months)
  • If you are a student of age 16 to 17 you can stay back in the UK for 4 months beyond course length ( 3 years plus 4 months)
  • You can extend your Child Student Visa if you wish to continue studying in the UK.
  • The cost of a Child Student visa is £348

Tier 4 (General) student visas

  • If you are 16 years or older you can apply for a student visa to pursue studying in the UK
  • As an Indian student, you should start the application process 6 months before your course. You can expect your visa to be processed within 3 weeks.
  • If you are a student of age 18 and above pursuing studies at a degree level, you can stay back in the UK for up to 5 years
  • If the course is pursued if below degree level you can stay back in the UK for up to 2 years.
  • The cost of Tier 4 (General) student visa is £348

Short term study visas

  • If you wish to pursue a short English language course in the UK you may apply for a Short term study visa.
  • With a Short term study visa, you can stay in the UK for an added period of 30 days; the stay cannot exceed 11 months.
  • A Short term study visa will cost you £186.

All above-stated visas require you to pay the healthcare surcharge.

Seek assistance from Envision Overseas

If you are associated with Envision Overseas and have an offer from any of the authorized institutes in the UK, we will guide you through the process of visa application. We ensure to provide you with the most accurate information and the latest developments in the process.

Our expert counsellors enable a hassle-free process of visa application by directing you to legitimate sources and official websites.

You are welcomed to contact us for any information you may need in the process of visa application, and we will guide you to the best of our abilities.

UK Student Visa Checklist for Indian Students | IDP India

Student visas | British Council

British Council | The UK’s international culture and education organisation

UK Student Visa Requirements (Tier 4 Visa) for 2020 – Study in UK Guide (studying-in-uk.org)

UK Student Visa Requirements (Tier 4 Visa) for 2020 – Study in UK Guide (studying-in-uk.org)

Student visa to the UK | British Council

Study English in the UK (Short-term study visa) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Student visa – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Student visa – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Student visa: Documents you’ll need to apply – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Student visa – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Child Student visa – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

 

Spread the love