Immigration and visas
As of the 5th October 2020 the Tier 4 visa route was replaced by a new visa route called “Student Visa” for new applications. If you hold a Tier 4 visa your visa ontinues to valid with exactly the same rights as before. If you have concerns or need advice, please get in contact
Covid-19 and immigration advice
For the latest information about how Covid-19 is affecting Student Visas or Tier 4 visas please see our FAQ guide.
What type of visa do you need
If you are unsure of the type of visa you may need to study at King's please use our on-line guide to help you work out the best visa for you.
King’s College London holds a Student Visa licence issued by UKVI that allows us to bring overseas students into the UK to study with us. Most overseas students on a programme of 6 months or more will need this visa.
Please see our Student Visa page for information on the following:
- What is a Student Visa and how to apply for one
- Bringing dependants to the UK
- Transferring from another univeristy
- What to do if you recieve a visa refusal
- What to do if you have lost your BRP
Short-term Study Visa
Is your course less than 6 months? You may just need a Short-term study visa to complete your course. For further information click here
Medical and dental students
For information about what type of visa you may require as a medical or dental student please click here
Working in the UK
For more information about working in the UK both during your studies and after your studies please click here.
For more information about Police registration and whether you need to register or not please click here.