Student Immigration Service
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Unless you have pre-settled or settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you must attend International Check-In. You will need to book an appointment before you attend.

What to do before attending

Book an appointment

If you chose to collect your Biometric Residence Permit from the University, it will be issued at this event. You should not attend until you have completed any period of self-isolation that is required. You will not be penalised if you cannot collect your BRP within 10 days of arrival.

Your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)

If you need to register with the Police you should make an appointment as soon as possible, after any period of self-isolation required. It is not necessary to complete registration within 7 days at this time of year.

How to register with the Police

The Graduate Immigration Route launched on 1 July 2021.  This page provides full information on eligibility, requirements and the application process. 

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Guidance on applying for a Student visa or Standard Visitor visa to study at the University of Edinburgh.

Guidance on government travel restrictions, University travel, fieldwork and outdoor teaching.  

Click here for immigration guidance for those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak

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Visa options for those who wish to work in the UK during or after their studies.

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Information for students from the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland.

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Immigration for family members and dependants.

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Advice and guidance for University of Edinburgh staff working with non-UK students. 

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Information about support available to non-UK students and applicants at the University of Edinburgh.