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New Uk Student Visa: Point Based system

Applying for a General Student visa or a Child Student visa under Tier4 is a simple process and should be done in the country of which you are a national or a legal resident. You can apply for a visa by post, in person or online. For your application to be successful you will need:
  • A current passport or travel document;
  • A visa letter from the institution you are planning to study at;
  • Proof of maintenance funds;
  • Evidence of any qualifications the sponsoring institution took account of when deciding to accept you for the course you plan to study;
  • Any other supporting documents relevant to your application.

Under the new system, a student needs to have 40 points to qualify for the grant of the visa. A student would require an acceptance letter from the educational institution he/she intends to attend. The respective educational institution would become the sponsor for the student, who would fetch 30 points. For the remaining 10 points, a student would have to show evidence for having enough finances to cover his/her course fee and monthly living expenses for one year.

You will also need to make an appointment at your nearest visa application center to provide your biometric details (10 digit finger scans and a digital photograph) as part of the application process.

The UK Border Agency will refuse your application and you may be banned from coming to the UK for 10 years if you use a false document, lie or withhold relevant information.

Students looking to study in the UK for six months or less, and who do not wish to take any employment while they are in the UK, or to extend their stay while they are in the country, can enter the UK on a student visitor visa.

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Source: Uk boarder agency official website

This is SM Nazir Hossain and I'm blogging about Studying in UK alongside my study when I get spare time. I'm passionate about digital marketing and I love to watch cricket, football, cinema. Desired profession Digital Marketing expert. Follow me in twitter @Twitter

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10 comments… add one
  • hadi chowdhury
    June 10, 2010, 7:28 am Reply

    i want to know about highly trusted tier 4

  • shah alam
    July 18, 2010, 8:19 pm Reply

    I don’t understand that highly trusted college. please all details new tier 4 system &about sponsor

  • samsul alam dipu
    July 18, 2010, 8:26 pm Reply

    I am a student of HSC 1s year. How can i go to uk for student visa in new tier 4 system

    • admin
      July 20, 2010, 8:37 pm Reply

      If you are 18 or more then you can apply for General student Tier 4 visa. Courses should be like AAT, CAT etc.

      Thanks for your comments

  • umer
    September 21, 2010, 12:00 pm Reply

    hi how are you ? sir i need your help can you please tell me i have no ielts points so please tell me how i can apply ? please tell me ielts is must for student visa or not please tell me ok take care bubye

  • Yasir Shah
    August 15, 2011, 11:35 am Reply

    Can A Trusted Collage Get ACCA Point Based System I am Admission On Axon Collage CAS Latter Issue 20 April My Visa Regent This Collage Not Given ACCA Please Guide me

  • mizanur rahman
    September 17, 2011, 1:13 pm Reply

    Hi i pass s.s.c and i want to come in uk as a student visitor . Please tell me . How can i apply for visa and whis papers i have need ?

  • imran
    April 19, 2014, 3:31 am Reply

    Hi i pass s.s.c and i want to come in uk as a student. Please tell me . How can i apply for visa and whis papers i have need ?

  • Saiduz Zaman
    July 16, 2014, 10:39 am Reply

    Hello sir How are you? I’m from Bangladeshi. I passed SSC exam with GPA-4.31 POINT so sir can i go uk for study.? i have relatives in uk. Please sir give me suggest about it. if you give me suggest I’ll very happy.

    I’m waiting for my answer.

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