How to apply for a student visa

Find out how to apply for a student visa and the steps you need to take before you can start studying at Sussex.

Applying for a student visa

If you are not already going through the visa application process, you can find out how to apply for a Tier 4 visa.

Make sure you have acceptable proof of funds evidence in place because incorrect financial documentation is the main reason for visa refusals.

When you get here you’ll need to bring your passport and any immigration documents for in-person registration.

Registering with the police

Some nationalities are required to register with the police within seven days of arriving in the UK.

Find out how to make an appointment to do this on campus. You don’t need to go to a police station.

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