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Podcasts - applying from inside the UK

This page contains useful walk-through tutorials of processes that you will be required to complete whilst renewing your Tier 4 visa. You can pause and play the podcasts at any time to allow you to complete the processes whilst watching the tutorials.

It is important to note that these podcasts are only a supplement for our detailed information about applying for a Tier 4 visa inside the UK.


Tier 4 Visa Application Process

These podcasts show you how to begin your Tier 4 (General) visa application process. 

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Please watch all 3 podcasts.

Podcast 1: Registration

This podcasts shows you how to find the visa application website and then how to register an account. You need to watch this podcast and complete the relevant steps before continuing with Podcast 2.

Podcast 2: Starting the online application

This podcast shows you how to complete the first section of your Tier 4 visa application. You will need to have registered an account to do this (please see podcast 1 above for information on registration). If you are a pre-sessional student then you should book a document checking appointment after completing this podcast.

Podcast 3: Continuing your Tier 4 (General) application with the CAS for your main course

This podcast shows you how to complete the second section of your application with the CAS for your main course. You should not pay any money for your application until you have a submission appointment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

If you uncertain about anything or you have a query, then our comprehensive frequently asked questions (FAQs) page may have the answer.

Visa Drop-in and Appointments

Visa Drop-in and Appointments

You can talk to one of our visa advisors by coming along to a visa drop-in session, or you can book an appointment for an in-depth discussion.

Enquiry Form

Enquiry Form

You can also contact us through our online enquiry form. We strongly encourage people to contact us through the online enquiry form rather than to directly email us.

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