The University of Southampton
Student Services

Visa and Immigration Student Advice Service

The University has a dedicated team of staff to provide information and guidance on visa and immigration.

We offer a wide variety of services for international students.
We offer a wide variety of services for international students.

The University of Southampton's VISAS Team:

•Offer advice and guidance on matters relating to UK Tier 4 immigration

•Support international students, their dependants and recent graduates with immigration issues

•Manage the application process and help to submit applications on behalf of current students extending their visas under Tier 4 (General)

•Liase with UKVI on compliance matters

 

The University is an Alternative Collection Location (ACL). We recommend that you use the University as the ACL if you are applying for a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) card. The ACL code is: 2HE382

Frequently Asked Questions
What We Do

What We Do

We can help you with the process of applying for entry clearance to come to Southampton to study.

Lost Passports and Visas

Lost Passports and Visas

If you have lost your passport or visa (e.g. BRP card) then there are some important steps that you must take.

Visa Drop-in and Appointments

Visa Drop-in and Appointments

We offer a drop-in service for quick questions regarding your visa or you can book an appointment to speak, in depth, with one of our visa advisors.

Working in the UK

Working in the UK

Find out more about restrictions and advice for working alongside your studies in the UK under a Tier 4 visa.

Police Registration

Police Registration

Information on registering with the police if you have this visa requirement.

Podcasts

Podcasts

This page has a collection of podcasts including tutorials on applying for your visa and checking your documents.

Recent Changes to Immigration Rules

Recent Changes to Immigration Rules

This page contains information about recent changes to the UK's immigration rules that may affect you. We update this page regularly but we do not guarantee that all information is up to date.

Pre-sessional

Pre-Sessional

Advice and guidance for pre-sessional students regarding their Tier-4 visas.

Enquiry Form

Enquiry Form

You can contact us through our online Enquiry Form. We strongly encourage people to contact us through the online Enquiry Form rather than directly emailing us.

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The information contained in this website is believed to be correct at the time of publication. For further information please ensure that you refer to the relevant guidance from the UKVI at the time of applying. The University of Southampton is not responsible for the content of external webpages or information published by Government bodies.

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