Student visa - Application form guide
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Unless you are in North Korea, you will need to apply online for your visa. Use the relevant guide below to help you access and complete the application form correctly.
Applying outside the UK
For applications made from outside the UK (Entry Clearance), use our guide below to answer key questions. You can access the online visa application form here.
Extending inside the UK
For applications made from inside the UK (Leave to Remain), use our guide below to answer key questions. If you are in the UK we provide a free Student Visa Extension Service and will check your application form during your appointment. You can access the online visa application form here.
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Describes how you meet the visa conditions using your unconditional offer and previous qualifications.