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Immigration and visas

Applying for a Tier 4 visa (outside the UK)

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Information on how to apply for your Tier 4 visa outside the UK, including a visa checklist and a step-by-step guide.

Extending your Tier 4 visa (inside the UK)

Passports and visas

Information on how to extend your Tier 4 visa in the UK, including a visa checklist and a step-by-step guide.

Doctorate Extension Scheme

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This scheme is for PhD students who have almost completed their programme. Apply for this visa route to allow you to find work for 12 months in the UK.

Short-term study visa


For students on a programme that is six months or less, or those who need to return to the UK to resit/repeat exams and modules.

Standard visitor visa


Inviting friends and family to visit you in the UK and inviting family for graduation?

Schengen visa

Schengen visa

Visa information for students who wish to travel to Europe.

Lost your passport/BRP?

lost passport and BRP

Information on how to apply for a new passport or visa if your documents have been lost or stolen. Includes personal safety tips for when you travel.

Police Registration

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Registering with the police dates and times

Tier 4 - dependants


Some Tier 4 (General) students can have family with them in the UK as their dependants. Find out more.

Working during your studies


Information on work restrictions for Tier 4 students, and how to apply for a national insurance number.

Working after your studies


Information on visa routes and options for after you have completed your studies









We're here to give you advice and support. Our services include immigration advice, airport collections, day trips and events as well as guidance with welfare issues to ensure you settle in well to your new life at Royal Holloway.


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