Immigration

Contact us

There are two ways to get in touch with the Immigration team, should you have any immigration queries.

Send us an enquiry 

If you have a question about UK student visas, please complete our enquiry form.

Send a visa enquiry

Book an appointment

If you need to see someone in person, then please book an appointment online.

We offer the following types of appointments:

Short appointments

Monday and Wednesday, 14:00 - 16:00, at Edinburgh Global

Friday,  10.00 - 13.00, at King's Buildings House 

This is for initial queries, and might include: 

  • General welfare enquiries
  • Enquiries about visa applications
  • Advice about immigration options for work during or after study
  • Consequences of changes to your circumstances or studies
  • Lost passport/visa/Biometric Residence Permit
  • Visa refusals

Please note we cannot check visa applications at these sessions.

Visa application checking service

Tuesday and Thursday, 09:30 - 12:30 at Edinburgh Global​

Only use this service if you are ready to apply for your visa. 

If you are extending your student (Tier 4) visa, or applying for the Tier 4 Doctorate Extension Scheme, please make an appointment to see an advisor who will check your application, once you have completed it and gathered your supporting documents. 

Online appointment booking service

We take your privacy seriously - please read our Data Protection and Privacy Policy. 

Other support

Our service provides lots of support and guidance for moving to the UK, adjusting to the culture, getting settled, and events and activities for international students and their families.

Life in Edinburgh - International Student Advisory Service Website