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Short-Term Study Visa

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Introduction

The Short Term study visa is for those aged 16 and above who wish to come to the UK for a period of between six and eleven months to study the English language.

To speak to one of our solicitors about Short Term study visa and how to make a successful application, call us today on 0300 131 6767 or complete our enquiry form and we will get straight back to you.

Who is eligible for the Short Term Study visa?

This visa is for English language courses lasting longer than 6 months and up to 11 months. To apply for a Short Term Study visa you must be aged 16 or over and have been accepted onto an English language course that lasts longer than 6 months and up to 11 months and includes no other subjects. The course must be with an accredited institution.

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What documentation do I need to supply?

When you apply you must provide your current passport, evidence that you can financially support yourself during your trip, details of where you intend to stay and your travel plans and evidence that you’ve paid your course fees or have enough money to pay them. If you’re under 18 you will need to provide additional information including evidence that you have the consent of your parent or guardian to study in the UK.

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How we can help

The expert solicitors at Latitude Law can provide expert advice on all aspects of all types of Short Term Study visa applications. We can provide detailed guidance about the requirements or prepare the entire application alongside a detailed representation document explaining how the relevant rules are met.

Why choose Latitude Law?

Latitude Law has significant experience in preparing successful Short Term Study visa applications.

Thanks to our extensive knowledge of the Immigration Rules, we are able to provide pragmatic advice and meet our clients’ needs; we can advise you with confidence and ensure the entire immigration procedure runs smoothly and efficiently for you.

Working with a law firm can be a big decision which is why we ensure that our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We are a highly driven team that is dedicated to providing clear and reliable immigration advice.

As a boutique law firm specialising in UK-inbound immigration, our experts understand the complexity and uncertainty that constantly shifting visa and residence policies create for Studys. Our lawyers can provide up-to-the-minute legal advice on how any changes will impact your application.

We are pleased to be recognised as a leading law firm by the following independent bodies: The Times Best Law Firms 2024, Chambers & Partners 2024, Legal 500 2024 and Who'sWhoLegal 2024. These endorsements from the international legal directories demonstrate our integrity and success in dealing with difficult cases. We are also proud of our 5-star Google reviews from over 150 satisfied clients.

Call us today on 0300 131 6767 or fill out our enquiry form and we will get straight back to you. Let our legal experts take the uncertainty out of your Short Term Study visa application so you can start your successful journey towards studying in the UK today.

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Contact us

As there are various student routes available to study in the UK, you should seek specialist advice from an immigration solicitor before you proceed with an application. Latitude Law’s specialist lawyers can advise you about your individual requirements and ensure that your supporting documentation is compliant with the very latest immigration rules.

Get in touch with our legal team today on 0300 131 6767 or fill out our enquiry form and we will get straight back to you. Face your future knowing you have the dedicated support of one of our expert lawyers.

FAQs:

How long is the Short Term Study visa valid?

This visa is for English language courses lasting longer than 6 months and up to 11 months. You can stay in the UK for the length of your course plus an extra 30 days as long as your stay is no longer than 11 months.

Can I extend my Short Term Study visa?

You cannot extend a Short-term Study visa, if you wish to study in the UK on a more long-term basis you may be eligible for a General Study visa.

What should I do if my application is refused?

The refusal of a Short Term Study visa application can be challenged by way of Administrative Review in limited circumstances, please contact our team to discuss your refusal in more detail.

Can the Short Term Study visa route lead to settlement?

The Short Term Study visa is a short term visa, it is not a route to settlement, please contact our team if you would like to discuss ways to settle in the UK.

Can I bring family members on the Short Term Study visa?

You can not bring dependant family members, or ‘dependants’ with you on a Short Term Study visa, if you would like to discuss travelling to the UK with your family members, please contact our team today.

Can I switch to another visa category?

Short Term Study visas are intended as a way of coming to the UK in order to study on a short term basis and not for permanent stay in the UK, therefore absent of any exceptional circumstances you cannot switch from a Short Term Study Visa to any other visa in the UK. If you would like to discuss a longer term stay in the UK, please contact our team today.

Our other relevant visa services

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