UK Student Visas
Tier 4 General Student Entry Clearance Visa
Tier 4 General is a Point Based System (PBS) category visa and it is for those individuals that are outside EEA area and are seeking to enter United Kingdom for further education and continuity of studies. The points are awarded on the basis of Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) and Funds for Maintenance which is based on the amount of fees paid to the education institute. If you are outside the UK, you can apply for entry clearance as a Tier 4 General Student from your country of nationality by submitting an entry clearance application to the British Embassy or High Commission designated to your country of residence.
Tier 4 General is a Point Based Category and points are awarded for Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) and Funds for Maintenance. You can switch into the Tier 4 General) Student visa category if you are already in the UK with a valid visa and the immigration laws allow you to switch from your current visa to the Tier 4 (General) Student Visa.
A person can apply under the Tier 4 (General) student category if he/she has, or was last given, permission to stay in any of the following categories:
- Tier 4 (General) Student,
- Tier 4 (Child) Student,
- Tier 1 (Post-study Work) Migrant,
- Tier 2 Migrant,
- Participant in the International Graduates Scheme (or its predecessor, the Science and Engineering Graduates Scheme),
- Participant in the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme,
- Postgraduate Doctor or Dentist,
- Prospective Student,
- Student Nurse,
- Student Re-sitting an Examination,
- Student Writing-Up a Thesis,
- Student Union Sabbatical Officer,
- Work Permit Holder.
Same Day Visa Service for Switching Into Tier 4 General Student Visa
We are registered with the Home Office, Public Enquiry Office, Croydon to provide same day visa service for switching into Tier 4 General student visa. We can prepare and submit your Tier 4 General application to the Home Office, PEO and get quick decision on your application. Tier 4 General is a biometric category and you will have to attend the Home Office. You will be accompanied by our legal representative who will assist you in enrolment of your biometrics and submission of your application. The application submitted through our same day visa service is usually decided the same day.
Our Fee for Switching Into Tier 4 General Student Visa
- We will charge you a reasonable fee for our professional immigration services in relation to your application for switching into Tier 4 General student visa through our Same Day Visa Service. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the amount of work involved in the matter.
- If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your Tier 4 General application, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and rest of the balance can be paid within a month from the date of initial instructions.
- The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office on your Tier 4 General application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by us on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc.
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