Student Immigration Service

Short-term study visa

You should apply for a short-term study visa if you are studying an English language programme of between 6 and 11 months.

A short-term study visa is not suitable for summer pre-sessional students. 

Find out more about the Student visa route

Documents you need for a short-term study visa application

You will need to provide your passport and other documents when applying for your visa.

Applying for a short-term study visa

After gathering your documents, complete your visa application online and pay for it.

Permitted activities and restrictions on a short-term study visa

What you can and cannot do on a short-term study visa.