What are the UK Tier 4 Student Visa Requirements?

UK is home to over 100,000 international students from over 200 different nations. This is one major reason that the international students opt UK than any other city in the world. The universities, colleges and schools are amongst the best and recognised globally. Hence every year there are many students who apply for the UK student visa.

The students can apply for UK Tier 4 student visa if they intend to study full time degree course in the UK. Student’s visas are not issued for part-time courses. The eligibility is calculated on the points based system called a Tier 4 Student Visa.

The Applicants applying for the UK Student visa must have 40 points which can be obtained from these 4 eligibility criteria:-

Confirmation of Course:

The Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) is a virtual document similar to a database record. Each CAS has a unique reference number and contains information about the course of study for which it has been issued and the student’s personal details.

The students must receive a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies from a university approved by the UK and Immigration. The students can obtain 30 points under these criteria.


The students who are applying for the UK Tier 4 student visa must provide evidence of funds. The evidence must prove that the students can pay their course tuition fees and their monthly living costs. The students can obtain 10 points under these eligibility criteria.

Visa Application:

The students who are applying for the UK Tier 4 visa must complete the online application form. The students also have to get their Biometrics done at the Visa Application Centre as a part of the application

Immigration Health Surcharge:

The students who are applying for UK Tier 4 student visa for longer than six months are required to pay a health surcharge to get access to the UK’s National Health Service.

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