Staff Visas

Financial support for our international staff community

Following the recent announcement on financial support for our international staff community, further information will be provided in due course. Information on the current policy can be found on the HR Immigration Webpages:

Immigration Fee Assistance

If you have any questions, please contact the HR Helpline on: 

Important news about our advice & appointment service

Currently, the Staff Immigration Service has limited capacity.

It may take up to 2 weeks to receive a reply.

If your matter is urgent and cannot wait, then you may wish to seek immigration advice from outwith the University. 

You can find information on registered OISC immigration advisors & solicitors on the Human Resources website.

Information on external legal advice 

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Information for current and prospective staff on UK visas which allow you to work in the UK.

Information on relevant UK visas for academic staff or guests invited to visit the University of Edinburgh.

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Information on applying to stay permanently in the UK.

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Find out about our service and how we can help

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Use our enquiry form to get in touch with the team.