Student Immigration Service

Postgraduates: how to get a CAS number

Find out how to request a CAS as an incoming postgraduate student. It usually takes 2 to 3 weeks to receive a CAS. We issue the majority of CAS numbers from April.

Overview of the CAS process

  1. Receive and accept your unconditional offer.
  2. Request your CAS through EUCLID.
  3. Wait 3-5 days (after your certificates have been confirmed by your school) for us to send you a draft CAS.
  4. Check and confirm the details on your draft CAS are correct.
  5. Wait 3 working days to receive your CAS number.