Need an Immigration Specialist? Our Immigration Solicitors Can Help.
You can get immigration advice if you need help with getting permission to stay in the UK. Our Immigration solicitors can help you with most things to do with immigration, including helping you to fill in the right forms and representing you.
There are different visas depending on:
- Where you come from
- Why you want to come to the UK
- How long you want to stay for
- Your personal circumstances and skills
Before you apply, you must check if you need a visa and what type you need. Depending on your nationality, you might not need a visa.
If you want to study in the UK
Your course length, type and place of study affect which visa to apply for.
A short-term study visa lets you to study for up to 6 months (11 months if you are over 16 and studying an English language course).
A general student visa is for a longer course. You must be sponsored by a licensed college or university and have a confirmed place. You can do some work on this visa.
A child student visa is for 4 to 17 year olds who want to study at an independent school. If you are 16 or over, you can do some work on this visa.