Student Visa

Application for Student Visa

Want to study in the UK? 16 or over? Applying for a student visa gives you this opportunity.

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for a student visa in the UK, you must:

  • Been offered a place on a course by a licensed student sponsor.
  • Have the funds to support yourself and cover your course fees, depending on where you will study. It is £1,334 per month (for up to nine months) in London and £1,023 per month (for up to nine months) for courses outside of London.
  • Be able to speak, read, write, and understand English. This is usually a level B1 if studying below degree level and B2 if studying at degree level, but certain exemptions apply.
  • Have parental consent if you are 16 or 18.

Duration of Stay

You can usually stay in the UK for up to five years on your student visa if your course is degree-level. If below degree-level, you can stay for up to two years. Various options are available upon course completion.

Application Process

This student visa application is completed online, available both outside and within the UK. Submit up to six months before the course starts from outside the UK, with a decision usually within three weeks. From within the UK, submit up to three months before the course starts, with a decision within eight weeks.


  • £363 if applying outside the UK.
  • £490 if applying from within the UK.

At MSRS, we take pride in providing excellent service. We have continuously assisted individuals in fulfilling their dreams of studying in the UK, offering comprehensive support to make your dream a reality. If you need support from our immigration solicitors, feel free to reach out.

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