UK Student Visit Visa

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UK Student visa 

In the past few years, many students from across the globe wish to get quality education from United Kingdom due to its enhanced education system. Many overseas students also wish to come to UK for higher studies. The students who are planning to do a short course in United Kingdom can apply for UK student visit visa to get entry in the country legally. You may also apply for this visa if you are from outside Switzerland and European Economic Area (EEA). However, you will require a standard UK visitor visa if you are planning a visit as an academic visitor. You will not have to apply for this type of visa if you are a British citizen or you have a dual nationality.
Duration for Visa Approval
You will have to apply for this type of visa three months before the start of the course you are applying for in United Kingdom. You will be able to get your visa approval notice within a duration of three weeks respectively. Moreover, you could check out the processing time for your visa in your country for this particular type of visa on the official UK immigration website.
Fees of UK Student Visit Visa
The cost of UK student visit visa for a duration of six months is eighty five pounds and for a duration of eleven months it is one hundred and sixty two pounds respectively.
What You Can And Can’t Do on UK Student Visit Visa
You will be able to do any short course being offered in the UK on this visa such as English language course or any other training course. You will also be able to do a short period research as a part of your degree if you are studying abroad legally. You will not be able to take admission in any state school on this visa. You will not be allowed to do work or carry out any type of business in the UK. You will also not get any extension in your visa. No family members will be allowed to accompany you or be sponsored by you on this visa. You will also not be able to get any public funds to support your studies in the United Kingdom.
Duration of Stay in the UK on Student Visit Visa
If you have successfully obtained United Kingdom student visitor visa for six months, you will be able to stay for a durationof six months if you are doing a short course in the UK or doing research for short period. If you obtain this visa for 11 months, you will be able to do research as well as take any English language course. You will be able to do all this only if you are 18 years old or above.
Eligibility Criteria for UK Student Visit Visa
The eligibility criteria for UK student visit visa is given below:
  • You will have to give proof that you have been offered admission in the course you have selected in UK and it has accepted your admission application
  • You will also have to show that you have enough money to support yourself during your stay in the UK and will not require any help from public funds or any support from friends and relatives
  • You will also have to show that you can afford the return and onward journey completely
  • In case you are under 18 years of age, you will have to show that you have made arrangements for travel and stay in the UK

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