Making a Tier 4 Visa Application

These pages provide guidance on how to apply for a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

Apply for a Tier 4 Visa in the UK

Applying from inside the UK

Specific information for those applying from inside the UK.

Apply for a Tier 4 Visa outside the UK

Applying from outside the UK

Specific information for those applying from outside the UK.

Apply for a Visa using Tier 4 Pilot Scheme

Pilot scheme

Postgraduate taught applicants may be elgible to apply using the Tier 4 pilot scheme.

Supporting Financial Documents

Supporting documents

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

Academic Progression for New Students

Academic progression

You need to meet academic progression rules to obtain a Tier 4 Visa.

Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS)

Academic Technology Approval Scheme

Some courses require you to obtain ATAS clearance as part of their Visa application.

Immigration Health Surcharge

Immigration Health Surcharge

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

Problems with your Tier 4 Visa Application

Problems with your application

Guidance for applicants having problems with their application.