Tier 4 Student Visa Extension


Am I eligible for a Tier 4 Student Visa Extension?

If you are making an initial Tier 4 Visa application you will need to meet different criteria. If you are already a student studying in the UK or just finished college or University we can assist you in making an application for your Tier 4 Student Extension.

If you find you are short on time before your current visa expires and need to get your visa approves fast, contact us today and we can make an appointment with the UKBA using our express Same Day Service so you obtain your visa in just one day meaning you can start your course or stay in the country with no problems.

To successfully apply for your Tier 4 Visa Extension you must currently hold a valid student visa (or other permitted visa) that is not expiring more than one month before your new course begins (if applicable) and you must have a points score of 40 as explained below.

You need 40 points to be able to apply for a Tier 4 Student Visa Extension. You will need to provide the evidence needed with your visa application form.

You will receive 30 points if you have:

A confirmation of acceptance for studies reference number issued by your approved education provider and the documents used to obtain it.

You will receive 10 points if you have:

Bank statements or letters confirming that you have enough funds to cover your tuition fees and living costs for a given period. You must be able to prove that the money has been available in your account for 28 days before the date you make your application.

Tier 4 Student Visa Extension Maintenance requirements breakdown

Tier 4 Students Extending the same course that they have already been on for 6 months or more and who have a non-expired Tier 4 Student Visa this means showing that you have 1 year’s tuition fees plus £1,200 for living costs

Those  who have recently completed a course of more than 6 months and who have a non-expired student visa this means showing you have 1 year’s tuition fees plus £1,200 for living costs

Those whose last course in the UK was less than 6 months in length this means showing you have 1 year’s tuition fees plus £5,400 for living costs

Those whose visas have already expired this means showing you have 1 year’s tuition fees plus £5,400 for living costs. Living costs are higher for the London Area. Please contact us for current costs as the UKBA regularly change figures.

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