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Visa images

The table below provides a sample of various visa types you may hold. If you have a query about your visa, please do not hesitate to contact the Immigration Service. This list is not exhaustive and is for illustrative purposes only.

Visa Type

Image
Tier 4 General Student (issued in the UK) Tier 4 General (BRP)
Tier 4 General Student (issued overseas)  Tier 4 (overseas)
General Student visa (issued overseas) Tier 4 visa (overseas)
Tier 4 Dependant (issued overseas) Tier 4 Dependant (overseas)

Short Term Student Visa (previously known as 'Student Visitor Visa')

- issued at port of entry to UK to Non-visa Nationals

The Border force official might annotate it with 'VST' (as shown on the image

of the sample visa) or 'STS'.

Student Visitor Visa (on entry)
Student Visitor Visa (issued overseas) Student Visitor Visa (overseas)
Tier 1 Post Study Work (issued in the UK) Tier 1 PSW
Tier 1 Post Study Work (Biometric Residence Permit issued in the UK) Tier 1 PSW - BRP
Work Permit (issued in the UK) Work Permit (UK)
Work Permit (issued overseas) Work Permit (overseas)
Tier 1 General (issued overseas) Tier 1 General (overseas)
Tier 1 General (issued in the UK) Tier 1 General (UK)re
Tier 1 General Dependant (issued overseas) Tier 1 General dependant (overseas)
Tier 2 Dependant (issued overseas) Tier 1 Post Study Work
Indefinite Leave to Remain (issued in the UK) Indefinite Leave to Remain
Doctorate Extension Scheme (issued in the UK) Doctorate Extension Scheme (issued in the UK)