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Request for a 30-minute Appointment

This form is available to you if you have received an invitation to complete it (by email, live chat, or in a previously meeting or appointment).

If you have not been invited to fill out this form by an Adviser:

Please read ALL the guidance provided below BEFORE you submit the Meet an Adviser Request form.

Once you have read all the guidance and have decided you wish to request an appointment, please click the following link:

Meet an Adviser Request Form

Frequently asked questions

Please click on the relevant section below to expand the guidance.
  • This form is available to you if you:

    • have had contact with Student Immigration; and
    • an Adviser has suggested that you book a longer appointment as more time is needed to assist you.

    Please complete our online Appointment Request form.

    If you have not been asked to fill out this form by an Adviser:

    All our advising staff for both types of appointments are trained to OISC Level 2.

  • The Immigration Service team offers appointment to:

    • Applicants and offer holders (usually after you have received a CAS from Admissions) and their dependants
    • Currently enrolled students and their dependants
    • Recent graduates who left the University less than 6 months ago and their dependants, if their query is related to their visa sponsored by Warwick
    • Offer-holders who have received their CAS, are not a 'low risk' national and not pursuing a full time Master's degree at Warwick - if they want an adviser to check their supporting documents before submitting their Tier 4 visa application in the UK.
    • Offer-holders who needs to make a Tier 4 visa application in the UK using the UKVI coronavirus concession.
    • Continuing students who need to extend their visas which will expire within the next 45 calendar days, and those who require a new visa before they can start the next course (for example, if they are on a MSc leading to PhD course), or, require a new visa to undertake work placement.
    • Those with dependants: offer-holders or current students who are extending their visas in the UK with their dependants (spouse/children) - if they want an adviser to check their supporting documents before submitting their visa applications in the UK.
  • Student visa application appointments:

    • Login details (link to the UKVI visa application account, username and password) for the Tier 4 online application form.
    • Bank card to pay for the IHS and Application fees (if you intend to submit your application)
    • A completed Tier 4 document Checklist (this can be downloaded from the Student visa webpage)
    • Original Passport and visa (or Biometric Residence Permit if you have one)
    • Police registration Certificate (if required)- make sure it is updated with your current address, or, an appointment has been booked with the police to update your address
    • Academic qualification (new students only), Financial evidence (including Parent's consent letter and birth certificate, if using parent's account), ATAS (if required), Parent's consent & original birth certificate (if you are under 18)
    • An English translation of any documents that are not in English language (check the translation meets the requirement)


    Other appointments

    • Bring/upload any relevant documentation that you think is relevant to the appointment
    • Replacement of Lost/stolen BRP:
      • The UKVI has streamlined the process of making a replacement BRP application in the UK and so most students should be able to make the application by themselves with the detailed information in our online guidance.
      • If you have concerns or need clarification, please use our Contact Form or visit the Study Abroad & Immigration Student Reception and ask to speak to an adviser.
    • Tier 2 (work)/ Tier 5 (internship) visas:
      • We are unable to offer one-to-one appointments for the checking of any work-related visa applications.
      • Relevant information can be found on the relevant work visa pages.
      • If your query is about how to apply for a Tier 2 visa, you should seek guidance from your employer's HR department in the first instance (If University of Warwick is your Tier 2/ Tier 5 sponsor then you should email
      • If you have specific queries please use the Contact Form and we will try our best to assist you.
    • Tier 1/ Start Up/ Innovator visas:
    • Visitor visas:
      • We are unable to offer appointments for visitor visas (for example, visa for family/friends to visit you) but our 'Visitor Visa' webpage offers comprehensive information.
      • If you have specific queries please use the Contact Form and we will try out best to assist you.
    • Settlement:
      • We are unable to advise you in matters relating to settlement (indefinite leave to remain) or asylum applications.
    • Travel overseas:
      • We are unable to meet you to advise about visas to travel overseas.
      • You should look at the Embassy website of the country you intend to visit for visa information.
      • You can also find useful information on our Visas for Travelling webpage.

    If you require advice on a matter we are unable to assist with, you may find details of some external resources in our Conditions of Service leaflet.

  • Upon arrival you will be assigned a Visa Tutor who will take you through the Tier 4 visa extension process and help you submit your application.

    You will be placed into a tutorial group and will be expected to attend compulsory workshops.

    Therefore, you will not need to make a request for an appointment in reference to your visa extension.

    Instead please contact your Visa Tutor - all Visa Tutors are experienced International Student Advisers.