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Student Visas

UK Student Visa Lawyers Birmingham

Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews.  As home to some of the top Universities in the world, it is no wonder the United Kingdom is seen as such a desirable place to study by overseas students.  At Lexfield Law Partners, our immigration team assist hundreds of young people and adults each year to successfully apply for a Tier 4 Student Visa in order to fulfil their dreams of studying in the UK.

To talk to us about obtaining a Tier 4 Student Visa, please phone our office on 0121 409 1113 .

Types of Student Visas

There are two types of Student Visas:

  1. Tier 4 Student (General) Visa
  2. Tier 4 Student (Child) Visa for children aged 4 to 17 years who wish to attend an independent school in the UK

Eligibility Requirements for a UK Tier 4 Student (General) Visa

In order to be eligible for a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa, you must:

  • Have been offered a place on an approved course of study;
  • Provide evidence that you can pay your fees and support yourself financially throughout the time you are studying; and
  • Have the ability to read, write and speak English

Eligibility Requirements for a UK Tier 4 Student (Child) Visa

To obtain a Tier 4 Student (Child) Visa for your child, you must be able to show:

  • Your child has been offered a place in a school;
  • They have your permission; and
  • Proof of funds available to pay fees and support themselves during the course of their study

As a law firm fully recognised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), we have the experience and the expertise required to ensure your application for a Tier 4 Student Visa is granted swiftly.

Our immigration team, led by Nicholas Gray, will ensure the correct forms are filled in and the documents are then filed correctly, so your time and money is not wasted having to resubmit forms.  Based in Birmingham, Nicholas and his colleagues Lexfield Law Partners will make the process of applying for a Tier 4 Student Visa simple and efficient.

Refused Applications for Tier 4 Student Visas

If your application for a student visa has been refused by the Home Office, we can apply for either Administrative or Judicial Review, depending on the reasons for refusal.

From 2nd March 2015 there is no longer a right of appeal under the Points Based System (PBS), (of which the Tier 4 Student Visa falls under), except under very limited circumstances.  It is therefore imperative to instruct an experienced legal professional to ensure your student visa application is submitted correctly and reviewed if it is declined.

Contact our UK Student Visa Lawyers in Birmingham

With our years of experience and razor-sharp knowledge of immigration law, we can provide you with the confidence that your application for a Tier 4 Student Visa has the best chance of succeeding.

To make an appointment with one of our immigration team based in Birmingham, or to discuss your situation over the phone, please contact us on 0121 409 1113 , or fill in our contact form and we will be in touch at your convenience.

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We have 15 years’ experience in divorce and family law and our staff are all fully trained solicitors with a variety of experience behind us. We are based in Birmingham but our client base is nationwide as face to face meetings are not always necessary. We are a very friendly and approachable team with a high success rate while we keep a very competitive pricing.

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