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UK Student Visa

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Approximate Funds Required

 

VFS Visa Fees

£490 or Rs. 53,000 

IHS (Per Year)

£1035 or Rs. 1.1 Lakh

Priority/Super Priority

£500 ~ £1000 or Rs. 55,000 ~ Rs. 1.1 Lakh

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  • 1. Current Passport

    Ensure your passport has a blank page for the visa stamp. This applies to both new and old passports.

  • 2. Financial Documents

    Provide proof of required funding, such as savings account statements, fixed deposits, or an education loan sanction letter. Funds must be held for 28 days in savings or fixed deposits. The education loan sanction letter should be dated within the last six months.

  • 3. No Objection Letter

    Accelerate your career growth with free US PG residency program, plus receive a generous stipend for your hard work.f you are using your parents' bank details for the visa, a no-objection letter from them is required. It should be on Rs20 stamp paper and notarized.

  • 4. Original Birth Certificate

    Required if using a parent’s account. If the birth certificate is in a regional language, a translation is needed.

  • 5. ATAS Certificate

    If required for your course.

  • 6. CAS Letter

    Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies letter from your university.

  • 7. Consent Letter

    If you are under 18, a consent letter from your parents or legal guardian is necessary. It should be on Rs20 stamp paper and notarized.

  • 8. Tuberculosis Screening Certificate

    Obtain this from a UKVI-approved TB test center.

  • 9. Original Educational Documents

    As mentioned in your CAS letter. This includes mark sheets and degree certificates for your master’s, bachelor’s, and 10th and 12th-grade education.

  • 10. English Language Certificate

    As specified in the CAS letter.

  • 11. Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS)

    £776 per year for students, their dependants, and those on a Youth Mobility Scheme visa, for example £1,552 for a 2-year visa.
    £776 per year for visa and immigration applicants who are under the age of 18 at time of application.
    £1,035 per year for all other visa and immigration applications, for example £3,105 for a 3-year visa

  • 12. Visa Fees

    £490 to apply for a Student visa from outside the UK, and the same for extending or switching to a Student visa from inside the UK​

  • 14. Application Form and Appointment

    Complete the online visa application form and secure an appointment letter from VFS.

Some of the above documents to be attached only if they are mentioned in the CAS on case to case basis wherever applicable.

Name of Bank/Financial Institution in India approved by Home Office.

 

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank LtdOriental Bank of Commerce
American Express Bank LtdPunjab & Sind Bank
Arab Bangladesh Bank LimitedPunjab National Bank
Allahabad BankSociete Generale
Andhra BankSonali Bank
Antwerp Diamond Bank NVStandard Chartered Bank
Axis Bank LtdState Bank of Mauritius Ltd
Bank Internasional IndonesiaSBI Commercial and International Bank Ltd
Bank of America NAState Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait BSCState Bank of Hyderabad
Barclays Bank PlcState Bank of India
BNP PARIBASState Bank of Indore
Bank of CeylonState Bank of Mysore
Bharat Overseas Bank LtdState Bank of Patiala
Bank of BarodaState Bank of Saurashtra
Bank of IndiaState Bank of Travancore
Bank of MaharashtraSyndicate Bank
Canara BankThe Bank of Nova Scotia
Central Bank of IndiaThe Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd
Calyon BankThe Development Bank of Singapore Ltd (DBS Bank Ltd.)
Citibank NAThe Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd
Cho Hung BankTamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd
Chinatrust Commercial Bank LtdThe Bank of Rajasthan Limited
Centurion Bank of Punjab LimitedThe Federal Bank Ltd
City Union Bank LtdThe HDFC Bank Ltd
Coastal Local Area Bank LtdThe Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd
Corporation BankThe Nainital Bank Ltd
Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd.The Sangli Bank Ltd
Deutsche Bank AGThe South Indian Bank Ltd
Development Credit Bank Ltd.The Ratnakar Bank Ltd
Dena BankThe Royal Bank of Scotland NV
Dhanlaxmi BankThe Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd
IndusInd Bank LimitedUCO Bank
ICICI BankUnion Bank of India
IDBI Bank LimitedUnited Bank Of India
IDFC Bank Ltd.Vijaya Bank
Indian BankYes Bank
Indian Overseas BankKarur Vysya Bank Limited.
Industrial Development Bank of IndiaLord Krishna Bank Ltd.
ING Vysya BankMashreqbank psc
J P Morgan Chase Bank, National AssociationMizuho Corporate Bank Ltd.
Krung Thai Bank Public Company LimitedOman International Bank S A O G
Kotak Mahindra Bank LimitedKarnataka Bank

Sample Documents

 

Education loan letter Specimen

(On the Bank letter head preferably coloured)

To
Mr./Mrs. …………………………………
Address: …………………………………

Dear Mr./Mrs. …………………………………,

Sub: Sanction of Education Loan for Rs. …………………………………

With reference to your education loan application dated …………………………………, we are pleased to inform you that an education loan of Rs. ………………………………… (Rupees in words) has been sanctioned for pursuing your higher education in the United Kingdom.

University Name: …………………………………
Course Name: …………………………………
Nature of Loan: Education loan
Amount Sanctioned: Rs. …………………………………
Validity of Loan: ………………………………… months starting from the date sanctioned
Rate of Interest: …………………………………% per annum
Margin Amount (optional): …………………………………
Repayment Period: Loan is repayable in ………………………………… equated monthly installments of Rs. ………………………………… each w.e.f …………………………………
Guarantor’s Name: …………………………………
Co-borrower’s Name: …………………………………
Security Offered: …………………………………

Disbursement: Loan will be disbursed upon receiving the visa. The education loan can be utilized for both tuition fees and living expenses.

All terms and conditions of the loan are met.

Thanking you.

Yours truly,

 

Signature:

(Name of signatory with bank seal)


 

Note: As per RBI rules, there is no need for the Guarantor’s Name, Co-borrower’s Name, or Security offered for loan amounts up to 7.5 Lacs. However, some banks may still require these details. If the bank has its own format, please ensure the above points are included in their sanction letter.

FDR Certificate Specimen

(On the Bank Letterhead)

Date:

To Whom It May Concern,

 

This is to certify that Mr./Mrs. ………………………………… has got an FDR no. ………………………………… dated ………………………………… for Principal Amount Rs. ………………………………… maturing on ………………………………… with our bank and the maturity amount is Rs. ………………………………… .

The above-mentioned FDR is maintained for the last 28 days and is immediately encashable as and when requested by the account holder.

Thanking you.

Yours truly,

 

Signature:

(Name of signatory with bank seal)


 

Note: Always attach this letter along with the original FD.

Savings Account Letter Specimen

(On the Bank Letterhead)

Date:

To Whom It May Concern,

 

This is to certify that Mr./Mrs. ………………………………… has an account with our bank and Account Number ………………………………… holding Rs. ………………………………… is maintained for the last 28 days and is immediately available as and when requested by the account holder. The minimum balance maintained in the past 28 days is Rs. …………………………………

Thanking you.

Yours truly,

 

Signature:

(Name of signatory with bank seal)


 

Note: If showing the original bank passbook, then the above letter is not required. However, if showing the account statement, then this letter is required.

Affidavit of Support

 

Date:

To Whom It May Concern,

 

I, Mr./Mrs. …………………………………, have no objection to my son/daughter, ………………………………… , holder of passport number …………………………………, using my funds in Savings Account Number/FDR Number ………………………………… with ………………………………… bank, having an amount of Rs. ………………………………… for his/her further studies in the UK. These funds are immediately available to him/her.

 

Signature:


 

Note: The above letter must be printed on a stamp paper and notarized. If the student has a joint account with the parents, this letter is still required.

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