Existing students, or students on a pre-sessional course, can make an application to extend their visa through our Check and Send service.
Find out which visa type you need, how to apply and how our Student Immigration Service can help you with your visa questions.
Guidance for one-year master's course applicants applying for a Tier 4 visa.
Find out more about the documents you need before applying for a Tier 4 visa, and which application process to use.
You'll need a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number from the University before you can apply for your Tier 4 visa.
Find out how to extend your Tier 4 immigration permission as a doctoral student so that you can start work in the UK.
Read about the financial documents that you need to provide in support of your visa application.
There are different steps that you must follow depending on which immigration documents you have lost, and whether these were lost in the UK or abroad.
Find out how to request an absence from the university, when you should do this and who to inform.
If you're on a Tier 4 student visa, your family might be able to apply to join you in the UK. Friends or family visiting must follow a different process.
Find out how to get the right visa to travel abroad.
If you are a Tier 4 visa student, you must only work as much as your visa allows. You could face serious penalties for any error, including deportation.
You can use the Tier 4 worker booking system to make sure you don't exceed the number of hours you're entitled to work.
Find out what work you can and can't do as a Tier 4 visa student.
Find out how your visa status affects the placement, or placements, you may do as part of your course.