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Family can come to the UK as dependants of Students
Family can come to the UK as dependants of Students

Your family members may be able to come to the UK as your dependants if you are on a Student visa and certain conditions are met. Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page provides useful information regarding dependants, including which family members can join you in the UK as your dependants and the steps they must follow.

The Home Office explains further who can apply for a Student dependant visa, and who is eligible for a Standard Visitor Visa

If you cannot find the information you are looking for, then you can either:


Useful External Links

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Dependants (UKCISA)Guidance for dependants of UK visa applicants (UKVI)

Useful Internal Links

Link to Frequently Asked Questions page

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are 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

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.

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 to directly email us.

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