Tier 4 - Prospective Student

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Prospective student visa category is for, who intend to study in the UK under Tier 4 of the points based system, but   have not completed all the arrangements for their course of study.

You should have a clear idea of the type and purpose of course that you want to study, and you should already have been in touch with educational institutions in the UK.

You must be able to show that you will start your course within 6 months of arrival in the UK. In some cases, you may be able to provide this evidence in a letter of acceptance or prospectus giving details of the course.

If you are comeing  to the UK as a prospective student, you are allowed to remain here for a maximum of 6 months. At the end of that time, you must leave the UK unless you have already switched into Tier 4 of the points-based system to begin your course of study

If you already have an unconditional offer of a place on a course, which you intend to accept, you should not come here as a prospective student - instead, you should apply to enter the UK under Tier – 4 PBS system.

You must show that you intend to:

 Switch into Tier 4 of the points-based system to begin your course within 6 months of arriving in the UK, and then leave the UK at the end of your course;

 Leave the UK when your permission to stay as a prospective student expires, if you have not been able to switch into Tier 4.


You must also be able to show that you have enough money to meet the costs of your intended course and accommodation, and to support yourself, without working or help from public funds.

There is no minimum age requirement as a prospective student.

Your husband, wife or civil partner, and any of your children under 18, can come to the UK with you while your arrange your studies. They are known as your 'dependants'. You must be able to show that you can adequately accommodate and support them without working or needing any help from public funds.

Further you need to meet other requirements as a prospective student in the UK.

We are happy to offer a fixed fee plan to our clients. We give you the best and affordable quote to receive quality service from us. Contact us through email: jds.img@hotmail.co.uk or on Mob. 07877088526 to book an appointment

NOTE: Please make a note that the immigration rules are subject to change. You must meet all the requirements of the Immigration Rules at the time of application with us.