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Samoa

Immigration summary for nationals of Samoa and Western Samoa

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Samoa and Western Samoa applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Samoa and Western Samoa, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Samoa for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

San Marino

Immigration summary for nationals of San Marino

The immigration summary below is for nationals of San Marino applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in San Marino, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from San Marino for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Sao Tome & Principe

Immigration summary for nationals of Sao Tome and Principe

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Sao Tome and Principe applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Sao Tome and Principe, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Sao Tome & Principe for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Saudi Arabia

Immigration summary for nationals of Saudi Arabia

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Saudi Arabia applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Saudi Arabia, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Saudi Arabia for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

If you or any dependants have previously been required to register with the UK Police, you will need to submit the Police Registration Certificate with your visa application.

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview. If asked to attend an interview you will b offered the first available interview date.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Senegal

Immigration summary for nationals of Senegal

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Senegal applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Senegal, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Senegal for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Serbia

Immigration summary for nationals of Serbia

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Serbia applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Serbia, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Serbia for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Seychelles

Immigration summary for nationals of Seychelles

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Seychelles applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Seychelles, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Seychelles for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Sierra Leone

Immigration summary for nationals of Sierra Leone

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Sierra Leone applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Sierra Leone, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Sierra Leone for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Singapore

Immigration summary for nationals of Singapore

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Singapore applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Singapore, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 May 2015, individuals applying from Singapore for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

Low risk nationals applying for a Tier 4 visa from their home country are not normally required to provide evidence of finances or educational qualifications. You should however prepare these documents in the event they are requested by the UK Home Office.


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Slovakia

Immigration summary for nationals of Slovakia

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Slovakia applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Slovakia, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Slovakia for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

You do not need a visa to come to the UK. Nationals of countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) have the right of free movement and residence in the UK.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

N/A

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Slovenia

Immigration summary for nationals of Slovenia

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Slovenia applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Slovenia, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Slovenia for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

You do not need a visa to come to the UK. Nationals of countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) have the right of free movement and residence in the UK.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

N/A

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Solomon Islands

Immigration summary for nationals of Solomon Islands

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Solomon Islands applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Solomon Islands, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Solomon Islands for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Somalia

Immigration summary for nationals of Somalia

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Somalia applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Somalia, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Somalia for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

South Africa

Immigration summary for nationals of South Africa

The immigration summary below is for nationals of South Africa applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in South Africa, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from South Africa for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Spain

Immigration summary for nationals of Spain

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Spain applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Spain, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 15 April 2015, individuals applying from Spain for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

You do not need a visa to come to the UK. Nationals of countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) have the right of free movement and residence in the UK.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

N/A

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

N/A


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

N/A

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

N/A

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Sri Lanka

Immigration summary for nationals of Sri Lanka

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Sri Lanka applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Sri Lanka, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 15 April 2015, individuals applying from Sri Lanka for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

St Helena

Immigration summary for nationals of St Helena

The immigration summary below is for nationals of St Helena applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in St Helena, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 May 2015, individuals applying from St Helena for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

St Kitts and Nevis

Immigration summary for nationals of St Kitts and Nevis

The immigration summary below is for nationals of St Kitts and Nevis applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in St Kitts and Nevis, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from St Kitts and Nevis for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

St. Lucia

Immigration summary for nationals of St Lucia

The immigration summary below is for nationals of St Lucia applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in St Lucia, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 May 2015, individuals applying from St Lucia for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Immigration summary for nationals of St Vincent and The Grenadines

The immigration summary below is for nationals of St Vincent and The Grenadines applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in St Vincent and The Grenadines, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from St Vincent and the Grenadines for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK for more than 6 months, and/or you want to work while you are here, you must obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. You must apply for a visa under Tier 4 of the points-based system .

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Sudan

Immigration summary for nationals of Sudan

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Sudan applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Sudan, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Sudan for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

If you or any dependants have previously been required to register with the UK Police, you will need to submit the Police Registration Certificate with your visa application.

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview. If asked to attend an interview you will b offered the first available interview date.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Suriname

Immigration summary for nationals of Suriname

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Suriname applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Suriname, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Suriname for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Swaziland

Immigration summary for nationals of Swaziland

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Swaziland applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Swaziland, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Swaziland for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

A valid medical certificate showing the holder is clear of TB is required. For a list of approved medical practitioners, please see https://www.gov.uk/tb-test-visa

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

Not required

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Sweden

Immigration summary for nationals of Sweden

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Sweden applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Sweden, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 15 April 2015, individuals applying from Sweden for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

You do not need a visa to come to the UK. Nationals of countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) have the right of free movement and residence in the UK.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

N/A

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

N/A


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

N/A

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

N/A

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Switzerland

Immigration summary for nationals of Switzerland

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Switzerland applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Switzerland, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Switzerland for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

You do not need a visa to come to the UK. Nationals of countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) have the right of free movement and residence in the UK.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

N/A

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

N/A


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

N/A

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

N/A

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration

Syria

Immigration summary for nationals of Syria

The immigration summary below is for nationals of Syria applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Syria, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.

Please note from 31 July 2015, individuals applying from Syria for UK entry clearance of more than 6 months duration will no longer receive a visa vignette (sticker) inside their passport. Successful visa applicants will instead be issued with an official Home Office decision letter and their passport endorsed with a single-entry travel visa valid for 30 days which should be used to enter the UK. After arriving in the UK individuals will be required to collect a biometric residence card confirming the full conditions of their leave.

When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, students will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where they will stay once in the UK; the biometric residence card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided and the 30 day travel visa will be valid from the expected date of travel to the UK. The Home Office decision letter will provide details of where to collect the residence permit and students should carry this in hand luggage when they travel.

You can make your visa application, book an appointment and find out further information on processing times and fees at www.gov.uk/visas-immigration 

Is a visa required?

If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Tier 4 visa under the points-based system before you travel here.

Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?

Not required

Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?

No


Am I required to supply a Police Registration Certificate?

 

If you or any dependants have previously been required to register with the UK Police, you will need to submit the Police Registration Certificate with your visa application.

Will I need to have a credibility interview?

You may be asked to attend a short interview or take part in a telephone interview which will focus on your reasons for coming to the UK; this is known as a credibility interview. If asked to attend an interview you will b offered the first available interview date.

A report of the interview will be sent to the visa officer who will consider it alongside your visa application and supporting documents.

 

Are you applying with dependants?

If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/


Further guidance

If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration