Visa Information

Visa Information

Visa Information


Do you need a visa?

EU/EEA/Switzerland – no visa needed.

Under 6 months:

Visa nationals – you are required to get a visa before leaving your country (pre-entry clearance). You can apply for a Short-term Study Visa 6-months.

(Short-Term Study Visa Child if under 18).

Non-visa nationals – you are required to get a visa, but you can get a Short-Term Study Visa on arrival in the UK. Make sure the Immigration Officer gives you the correct stamp in your passport when you arrive at the airport.
6-11 months Visa nationals & Non-visa nationals - you are required to get a visa before leaving your country (pre-entry clearance). You can apply for a Short-Term Study Visa 11-months (Short-Term Study Visa Child if under 18). See below for more information.
Over 11 months Visa nationals & Non-visa nationals you are required to get a General Student Visa (Tier 4) before leaving your country. Please note that Wimbledon School of English is not a Tier 4 Sponsor and cannot issue CAS letters. 

If you are not sure of your visa status, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa 

Which Visa?

Short-term Study Visa (6-MONTH VISA) Short-term Study Visa (11-MONTH VISA)
Valid for courses of up to 6 months
No work allowed
No visa extensions allowed
All levels are allowed
Minimum age: 18 (under 18s need a Short-term Study Visa Child)

Valid for courses of 6 to 11 months (NB English language only)
No work allowed
No visa extensions allowed
All levels are allowed
Minimum age: 18  (under 18s need a Short-Term Study Visa Child)

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