You can apply for a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK if you’re 16 or over and you:
You can apply for a visa up to 3 months before the start of your course.
You should get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks.
You can do a course that’s one of the following:
You can apply for this visa if you’re sponsored to do a recognised foundation programme and you’ve:
Your education provider will send you a reference number called a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) once they’ve offered you a place on a course. You’ll need to enter this on your visa application.
The UK Student visa system is a points based system comprising of a total of 40 points: 30 points for the CAS and 10 points for correct maintenance. As below….
You must apply for your visa no more than 6 months after you receive the CAS.
You can only get a CAS for a new course if you’ve studied in the UK before and you’re:
Fill out the enquiry form on the right to give us more information on your current status. Once we have all your information, we can deduce whether or not you will qualify for a study Visa.
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