UK Student Visa
If your child wants to study in the UK or it is your wish to send your child to study abroad, so for them, the UK has introduced a study visa.
A study visa is permitted to people around the world to study in the UK. There are three types of Study visa.
A short-term study visa is for the students, who are willing to take short courses. Short- term courses include learning the English language or taking any training course, or doing some research as part of your assignment. While being in the UK for short-term study visa there are some things you have to follow like you are not allowed to work even on a work placement and not to start your own business.
You cannot extend your visa; you have to return to your home country once you finished your short- term course.
The validation of the visa depends on the time of your course. You need to apply for a short-term study visa is 3 months before you intend to travel.
- The other study visa is a General student visa.
This visa is for the students who are 16 or completed the age of 16 years and want to study in the UK. It’s for a long time course and for the students who know the English language like speaking, writing and reading.
They have to support themselves while in the UK and also pay for the courses they chose. You need to apply for this visa is 3 months before the travel or before the course starts. With a general student visa, one might come to the UK 1 week before the course start if the course is of 6 months or 1 month before if the course is of more than 6 months.
The validation for this visa also depends on your time of course. You can extend visa validation and also you can work.
The last one Parents of a tier 4 child visa: if your child is attending an independent fee-paying school in the UK and you are from outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland then you can apply for this visa.
This visa is basically for the parents who want to accompany their child who is under 12 and is in the UK. The parent accompanies their child until the child completes the age of 12.
You must apply for 3 months before traveling to the UK and you will get your visa result within 3 weeks.
The validity for this visa is for 6 to 12 months but if you wish to stay more than you can extend for another 12 months or until your child turn 12. If your child is going to turn 12 in the next 12 months of your visa then you will be provided with a shorter visa. before the visa expires you must leave the country. In this visa, you cannot change your visa category.