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Immigration and Visas

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. 

Student Visa 

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.  

Police Registration 

For more information about Police registration and whether you need to register or not please click here.



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