Prospective Student Visa Guideline
Prospective Student Visas are for people who intend to study in the UK but have not yet been accepted on a course of study. Prospective students can be granted a visa of up to 6 months validity in order to explore their educational options in the UK.
The applicant may be able to switch to a UK General Student Visa after they have chosen their school and have obtained Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies.
With this visa the applicant cannot take up any employment in the UK, paid or not paid.
Duration of a Prospective Student Visa
The applicant will be able to stay in the UK for up to 6 months with a UK Prospective Student Visa. This will enable them to explore their educational options.
Benefits of a Prospective Student Visa
A Prospective Student Visa enables a person to enter the UK to look for a place of study. The applicant will be able to attend university open days and look further into courses of study that they are interested in. Within this time it will enable them to experience British culture and the British way of life.
Student Visit Visa Eligibility
The applicant must be financially stable throughout their entire stay in the UK.