Making a student visa application

These pages provide guidance on how to apply for a Student visa to study in the UK.

Applying from inside the UK

Specific information for those applying from inside the UK.

Applying from inside the UK

Applying from outside the UK

Specific information for those applying from outside the UK.

Applying from outside the UK

What is the student visa route?

Information about the new student visa introduced in October 2020.About the student visa route?

Supporting documents

Examples of documents you can provide to support your Visa application.

Supporting documents

Academic progression

You need to meet academic progression rules to obtain a Student Visa.

Academic progression

Academic Technology Approval Scheme

Some courses require you to obtain Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) clearance as part of the Visa application.

Academic Technology Approval Scheme

Immigration Health Surcharge

You may have to pay a surcharge as part of your Visa application to access NHS services.

Immigration Health Surcharge

Problems with your application

Guidance for applicants having problems with their application.

Problems with your application