A Student Visitor Visa allows you to come to the UK to study on certain courses for a brief period. You can apply for this visa only if you have been accepted to study on an approved course. The duration of the course must be between 6 and 11 months.
You must fulfill many requirements to be eligible for the Student Visitor Visa. Your course, in particular, must be an English language course as you can’t apply for this type of Standard Visitor Visa if your course is in any other study area.
Other requirements concern your identification and travel documents, financial means, confirmation of acceptance on an approved course, and accommodation.
You can consult the Student Visitor Visa solicitors at Adam Bernard’s to understand the full scope of these requirements. Our Best immigration solicitor in London can help you fulfil these requirements when you submit your online application.
You must meet several basic requirements to be eligible for the Student Visitor Visa, also known as the Short-Term Study Visa:
You must meet several requirements to be eligible for the visa. Our Best immigration solicitor in London can advise you on how best to meet these requirements. You can also consult our Visitor Visa solicitors for guidance on other visit visa routes.
The Home Office requires your course to meet a stringent set of requirements to be eligible for a Short-Term Study Visa. The course you are enrolled in must meet the following requirements:
You can consult our Student Visitor Visa solicitors to see if your particular course qualifies to meet the requirements listed above.
Before you apply for the visa, you must have the relevant to submit with the application. Here is the list of documents you must have at hand before you start filling out the online application:
You may need other documents depending on the circumstances and facts of your case. Our Best immigration solicitor in London can review your case to create the precise list of documents you must submit with your application. You can significantly improve your odds of success by consulting our Student Visitor Visa solicitors before applying.
As noted above, the English language course for which you seek a Student Visitor Visa must be offered by an accredited institution or an eligible overseas provider.
An accredited institution is an institution based in the UK that has a valid student sponsor license. Alternatively, it can be an institution that has a valid accreditation and is listed by one of the following entities:
If you are enrolled on an English language course that meets the course requirements and is offered by an institution accredited by one of the above, your course is eligible for the Student Visitor Visa.
It is also possible for you to seek a visa for an international course which is being offered by an overseas provider in the UK. The provider will be deemed accredited and eligible if it meets the following three conditions:
If you are not sure whether your course or the institution offering your course is eligible, you can get in touch with our Best immigration solicitor in London. Our Visitor Visa solicitors will review your course details to confirm whether or not it meets the requirements for a Short-Term Study Visa.
The standard fee for a Student Visitor Visa is £200. You must pay this fee at the time of your online application. You are also required to pay an annual healthcare surcharge. For the Short-Term Study Visa, this costs £470.
The actual duration of your visa is between 6 and 11 months, depending on the duration of your course. You are allowed to stay an additional 30 days in the UK once your course has come to an end, granted that the total period doesn’t exceed 11 months. It is not possible to extend this visa.
The Home Office may turn down your visa application for a number of reasons. Following are some grounds for rejection:
If your visa application is turned down, you typically have 28 days to seek an administrative review. It is vital that you consult reliable Best immigration solicitor in London before you request a review.
To apply for the Student Visitor Visa, you must submit an online application. You are also required to provide all your supporting documents at the time you apply. These documents must be in English or Welsh. If they are in another language, you will need to provide certified English or Welsh translations.
The Home Office also requires you to provide your biometric details as a part of the visa application process. You may be able to submit biometric information using the UKVI app or by visiting the nearest visa application centre.
The London-based Adam Bernard’s law firm offers detailed advice and guidance for Student Visitor Visa applications. You can also consult our Best immigration solicitor in London for other visitor visa options.
Our Student Visitor Visa solicitors carefully review your case to make sure you meet all the requirements. If any requirements are still to be met, we provide recommendations on how best to fulfil them.
This helps you make sure that your application is complete, accurate and supported with the right documents when you submit it. A complete and accurate application significantly improves your odds of success.
Call us today at 0207-100-0505 to schedule a free consultation with our Visitor Visa solicitors.