Do You Need a Student Visa for the UK?

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Depending on your IES Abroad program and citizenship, you may need a student visa to study abroad in England. Determine if you need a UK visa by answering the questions below.

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As non-U.S. citizen, please refer to the UK government website to determine whether your need a visa and what the application process will look like for you.

Contact your IES Abroad Advisor with further questions.

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Lucky you! You will not need a visa to enter the UK. Instead, you will need to bring a few documents to receive a short-term student stamp once you arrive in the UK. 

Learn more in your myIESabroad account.

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Depending on the length and nature of your Customized & Faculty-Led Program, you may need a student visa.

Learn more in your myIESabroad account.

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You will need to apply for a Student Visa.

Detailed instructions on how to apply for your visa are available in your myIESabroad account once you have been accepted to your program. In the meantime, get an idea of what to expect when applying for a Student Visa.

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You will need to apply for a BUNAC sponsorship and a Tier 5 visa.

Detailed instructions on how to apply for your sponsorship and visa are available in your myIESabroad account once you have been accepted to your program. In the meantime, get an idea of what to expect when applying for a BUNAC sponsorship and Tier 5 visa.

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Lucky you! You will not need a visa to enter the UK. Instead, you will need to bring a few documents to receive a short-term student stamp once you arrive in the UK. 

Learn more in your myIESabroad account.

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You will need to apply for a Student Visa.

Detailed instructions on how to apply for your visa are available in your myIESabroad account once you have been accepted to your program. In the meantime, get an idea of what to expect when applying for a Student Visa.

Information message

Lucky you! You will not need a visa to enter the UK. Instead, you will need to bring a few documents to receive a short-term student stamp once you arrive in the UK.

Learn more in your myIESabroad account.