How to Extend Your Student Visa

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Nov 30, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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How to Extend Your Student Visa



1)

Post
g
raduates:

Apply for ATAS


At least
8 weeks

prior to
visa expiry date check if
ATAS is required by visiting:


www.imperial.ac.uk/internati
onal/visas/studentvisa/acad
emictechnologyapprovalsch
eme



Apply online for ATAS if
required.


2) Prepare Funds

At least
one month

in advance of your
visa expiry date make sure you have the
relevant sum of money in a bank account
in your or your parent’s name


3) Tier 4 Form and Guidance Notes

Download the Tier 4(G) application form and
complete using the guidance notes from our
website:


www.imperial.ac.uk/international/visas/forms
andguidancenotes

Use Student e
-
Service information to help
you complete the form:
www.imperial.ac.uk/studenteservice


4
)
Visa Consultation at the
International Office


Book an appointment with an
adviser in the International
Office and bring with you the
completed Tier 4 form, your
passport, photos, postal orders
and supporting documents*
(see below)



5
) Supporting Documents


Collect
any outstanding

documents (eg. original Bank
State
ment and/or Scholarship
Letter) and request a CAS
from the Student Hub (see
instructions on CAS request
form)



Book place at a Visa clinic and
bring with you the Tier 4 form,
passport, documents,
photos
and postal orders.



6) Photocopy Tier 4
(G) form, documents
and Passport (main
page + Visa pages)


7) Return Application
+
photocop
ies
to
International Office

OR

Post Application to the
Home Office yourself

OR

Apply in person by
attending appointment at
the Public Enquiry Office


8) Biometrics
Appointment


Make and attend your
biometric appointment as
advised by letter from UK
Border Agency


9) Collect passport, ID
card and documents from
the International Office


10) Upload new V
isa
details using student
e
-
service


(
www.imperial.ac.uk/regist
ry/studenteservice
)
including a scanned copy
of your biometric ID card



International Office
, Level 1,

Room 164 Sherfield Building,

South Kensington Campus

Tel:


+44 (0)207 5948387

www.imperial.ac.uk/international


Sponsor

Licence Number:
1E82R2BR6

*
Documents Required



Tier 4 Application Form (International Office Website)



Postal Orders (Post Office)



Police Registration Certificate
(if applicable)



Passport (s)



2
Photos



ATAS Certificate (if required)



Tuition Fee Receipt



Print
-
out of Registration Confirmation from Student e
-
Service (
O
nline
R
egistration tab)



Scholarship Letter (If applicable)



Bank Statement as proof of funds held in an overseas
or UK bank account for at
least 28 days.