Apply for a Tier 4 student visa
Apply from inside the UK
Conditions to meet to apply from inside the UK, and how to apply.
Apply from outside the UK
How to apply for a Tier 4 student visa from outside the UK.
What finances you need to prove you have in place to cover your studies.
Applying under the differentiation arrangement
Which nationalities can apply under the differentiation arrangement and what this means.
Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS)
Some courses require an ATAS certificate. Find out if you are affected.
Documents you must provide
Checklist of all the documents you need before you make your application.
UKVI Tier 4 Policy Guidance
Read the UKVI Tier 4 Policy Guidance here.
General Grounds for Refusal
Even if you meet all the financial and qualification requirements, your application can still be refused on general grounds, such as criminal history, immigration history, forgery and giving false information in your application (known as deception) etc. Please visit the UKCISA webapages and read the sections called 'Criminal convictions' and 'General grounds for refusal' under 'Requirements'.