Student Immigration Service

Applying to extend or switch to a Student route visa from the UK

If you already have a UK visa, you may be able to apply for a Student route visa from inside the UK. This is known as 'extending' or 'switching' your visa.

Can I apply from the UK?

If you already have a visa for the UK, you may be able to extend or apply for a new Student route visa from inside the UK.

When to apply for a Student route visa from the UK

Make sure you don't run out of time.

Student route visa application process from the UK

The five steps to making a Student route visa application from the UK, what happens next and what to do if your visa is refused.