Home Office (UKBA)

Studying in the UK…
In order for you to study in the United Kingdom, you will need to apply for an entry clearance visa under a specific category depending on your age, and the length and level of the course you want to study. Below is a summary of different categories you could apply for:

Tier 4 Visa (General)
This type of visa requires a certain IELTS score. It is granted to students wishing to study a full time academic programme or an English Language course provided that the hours of study per week do not go below 15hrs. This type of visa could be extended in the UK.

Student Visitor Visa:
It is granted to adults who will to study a short course (English language course) in the UK for a period between 6 to 11 months. This type of visa cannot be extended or renewed in the United Kingdom. You will need to apply for the visa in Kuwait.

Tier 4(Child) Visa:
For children aged between 4 and 17 who will study a short course in the UK.

Child Visitor Visa:
For children under 18 willing to study in the UK for a period of less than 6 months, or for 12 months if accompanied by adults.

Prospective Student Visa:
This category is designed for people intending to finalise their Tier 4 visa procedure before they start their studies.

Advice on how to obtain a student visa at different educational stages:
English Language Students:
• Obtain an Unconditional Offer from an approved study centre (approved by KCO) provided that the hours of study are no less than 21hrs/week.
• Get a“Financial Guarantee” Letter from the Cultural Office
• Send the approved offer to the Ministry of Higher Education
• Get the Visa Letter from the Ministry of Higher Education
• Gather all the original documents, fill in the Visa application form then submit it.

Foundation Programme Students:
• Obtain an Unconditional Offer from an approved University/College.
• Get a sponsorship letter from the Ministry of Higher Education
• Make sure that information on your approved offer is correct
• Gather all the original documents, fill in the Visa application form then submit it.

Visa duration
• 3 years for undergraduate studies
• 5 years for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies
• There is no visa time limit for PhD studies

To avoid problems related to your visa renewal/ extension, we highly recommend that you consult the Visa Office at your University/College for more information on how to proceed; you could also contact the closest UKBA Enquiry Office to your area, on the following addresses:

  • Croydon Public Enquiry Office
    Lunar House, 40 Wellesley Road Croydon CR9 2BY- 08706067766
  • Glasgow Public Enquiry Office
    Festival Court, 200 Brand Street, Govan, Glasgow G51 1AR-01415551258
  • Liverpool Public Enquiry Office
    Reliance House, Water Street, Liverpool- 01512370405
  • Birmingham
    Dominion Court, 41 Station Road, Solihull, Birmingham B91 3RT-01217045450
  • Cardiff
    General Buildings, Ground Floor 31-33 Newport Road, Cardiff, Wales CF24 0AB

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Please be advised that all English Language Offers will be obtained by the Cultural Office. The Cultural Office encourages all new students to sit for the IELTS exam. Also note that the Cultural Office is open for students’ visits on Tuesdays and Fridays without prior appointment. If you wish to visit the Office outside the specified days (Fridays and Thursdays), please insure that you have a booked appointment with your academic advisor. Read more