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United Kingdom Student Visa for Russia Citizens

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United Kingdom Visa Requirements

  • image description Valid Passport
    Valid Passport

    Provide your SIGNED passport. Your passport must be signed on the appropriate line. (For US citizens the line is located on the page following your information page). The passport must be valid with an expiration date greater than six (6) months from the date of entry for the visa you are applying for. Passport must have sufficient blank pages (at least 2 pages) for any visa stamps. These pages must say VISAS at the top of the page.  

    If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with renewing a US Passport or obtain a new US Passport from us prior to obtaining the visa.

  • image description Completed United Kingdom Visa Application
    Completed United Kingdom Visa Application

    1. Please click here to register with the UK Consulate. This must be completed prior to filling out an application and the application will follow. There will be an application fee that will have to be paid at the end of the application. This is NOT the Priority Processing Fee which also must be paid in our PRIORITY PROCESSING FEE REQUIREMENT.

    2. Please click here for important information on how to apply for a visa online and schedule a biometrics appointment. Please follow all instructions listed.

    NOTE: All government visa fees should be paid through the consulate's website when completing an application.

  • image description Priority Processing Fee
    Priority Processing Fee

    Please include your receipt for the required $228 priority fee that must be paid directly through VFS service. This fee is in addition to the fee paid directly on the application form. Please visit VFS Payment Page, select the United States as country of residence and New York as the application center. 

    (This is the payment website. You will have to pay ONLY THE PRIORITY $228 fee applicable on this website after completing an application. No shipping fee needs to be paid. You will need your registration number from the application/registration website.)

  • image description Two Passport-style Photographs
    Two Passport-style Photographs

    You must provide 2 passport photos. These passport photos must match the requirements of a standard US passport photo. They must be taken at an official passport photo provider (pharmacy, Costco, post office) and should not be taken and printed via a home photo printer.

  • image description Proof of Departure
    Proof of Departure

    Copy of computer generated round trip tickets or travel itinerary showing round trip travel to United Kingdom or onward flight.  Additionally, the Applicant's name must be on the travel document.

  • image description Proof of Financial Ability
    Proof of Financial Ability

    Please provide 3 most recent bank statements or proof of sufficient funds to be used during your travels. Applicant's name should appear on statements.

  • image description Proof of Residency in United States
    Proof of Residency in United States

    You will need to provide a color COPY of your Green Card (Permanent Resident Card) or other proof of legal status in the United States.

    If your US visa is in your passport, as in most cases, then that passport MUST be sent.

    PLEASE NOTE: At the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate they reserve the right to ask for the original Green Card or Visa.

  • image description Evidence of Immigration Status
    Evidence of Immigration Status

    Submit evidence of immigration status in the United States.  Documents must be ORIGINAL.  Examples include:

    • Permanent Resident Card (Green Card)
    • Valid US Visa such as an H1B or F1 visa
    • Advance Parole Document
    • Employment Authorization
    • Valid I-94 Arrival Departure Record
  • image description Minor Requirements
    Minor Requirements

    Minors under the age of 18 will require NOTARIZED proof of parental/legal guardian consent along with original certified birth certificate.

  • image description Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies
    Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies

    Please include a copy of your Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) reference number you have been assigned by your Tier 4 sponsor. This number must be written on your application form.

  • image description NOTE ON VALIDITY
    NOTE ON VALIDITY

    The validity of your visa will be determined by the consulate based on the circumstances of your acceptance.

  • image description Notarized Supporting Documents
    Notarized Supporting Documents

    You will need documentation notarized supporting any relationship you outline on your application. Examples: If you are married and you list this on the application, you will need to submit a notarized copy of your marriage certificate with your application. If you have children and you input that into the application, you will need to provide notarized copies of their birth certificates.

  • image description Additional Documents
    Additional Documents

    Additional documents may be required based on the circumstances of your acceptance.

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