HOW TO

How to get UK Student Visa in 5 steps

Thousands of Nigerian students seek a student visa to study in the United Kingdom each year. So, you’ve decided to begin your academic career in the UK. What you need to know about applying for a visa

Check to see whether you’re eligible.

Obtaining a Tier 4 Visa is required for international students planning to study in the United Kingdom. If you haven’t been accepted into a school, you’ll need a student visa. Applications for student visas to the United Kingdom are handled three weeks from the date they are submitted.

You must have proof of the following things:
  • Acceptance into the institution of higher learning at which you plan to enroll.
  • Confirmation of study admission is known as a “confirmation of acceptance” (COE).
  • The money you’ll need to pay your tuition and support your living expenses while you’re in the UK.

Prepare your paperwork.

You must include both the original
document and a photocopy for every piece of evidence that you submit. Signature
on the visa application form that you have filled out.
  • A passport that is up-to-date and in good standing.
  • A color passport-sized photo that complies with the photo requirements.
  • Proof that you’ve been accepted into the university.
  • If you’ve had a previous passport, you can exhibit your trip history in it.
  • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified translation.

Fill out and submit an online application.

Creating an account on the official UK Visa website is required. You must print and sign your completed online application form once it has been finished.
To reserve a time at the visa application center, please use the online appointment calendar.
Your application number will be sent to you through email when you submit your online application.

Make a payment for the application fee you’ve been quoted.

Visa application fees can be paid in one of four ways:
  • Some branches of the Standard Chartered Bank allow you to pay your fees there.
  • “The British High Commission” will get a demand draft.
  • To pay the charge, you will need to obtain an official demand draft from a nationalized or foreign bank. Bank fees for this service may vary. There must be “The British High Commission” written on the demand letter.
  • You can pay the visa application fee at the visa application center when you submit your visa application, as long as you have sufficient funds.
  • Visa application fees can be paid online using a credit or debit card from Visa or MasterCard. Go to the visa application center on the scheduled day.

Make appointments at the visa centerĀ 

Please make an appointment at our visa application center to submit your application and fingerprints.

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