You can apply for the Tier 4 (Child) student visa if you’re aged between 4 and 17 and you want to study at an independent school in the UK.

You must also:

  • have a place on a course
  • have the consent of your parent or guardian
  • have enough money to cover your course fees and living costs
  • meet the eligibility requirements

The Tier 4 (Child) student category is for children coming to the UK to be educated between 4 and 17 years old. Children between 4 and 15 years old must be educated at independent fee-paying schools.

It is not possible for a Tier 4 (Child) student to study at a publicly funded school. Tier 4 (Child) students may only study at a publicly funded Further Education College which is able to charge for International Students, and then only once they are aged 16 or 17 years old.

A student and his/her Tier 4 sponsor can agree whether the student applies as a Tier 4 (General) or Tier 4 (Child) student if the student is 16 or 17 years old and studying a course at or above National Qualification Framework level 3. A student must apply as a Tier 4 (Child) student if he/she wants to study at National Qualifications Framework level 2, or below.

To apply for Tier 4 Child student visa, you need Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from your Tier 4 sponsor.

Why Choose Sunrise Solicitors For Your Entry Clearance Application As Tier 4 Child Student?

The immigration solicitors at Sunrise Solicitors are experts in dealing with applications for  UK Visa as Tier 4 Child Student. The quality of our service is self-evident from clients' reviews about the service provided by our immigration lawyers. You can contact us if you are seeking legal help from immigration lawyers in London in relation to your application for UK Visa as a Tier 4 Child Student and our immigration solicitors will provide you fast, friendly, reliable and professional immigration service.

If instructed to represent you regarding your entry clearance as Tier 4 Child student, we will do the following casework for you:

  • Our immigration solicitors will take detailed instructions from you and advise you about the relevant immigration law and procedure to be adopted by the Home Office, UKBA in your application for entry clearance as a Tier 4 Child Student;
  • Our immigration solicitors will discuss your case in detail with you and advise you about the weaknesses and strengths of your Tier 4 Child student visa;
  • Our immigration solicitors will advise you about the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of your Tier 4 Child student visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will consider the contents of the documentary evidence to be submitted in support of the Tier 4 Child Student visa application and discuss the same with you;
  • Our immigration solicitors will complete the Tier 4 Child student visa application form and discuss the same with you;
  • Our immigration solicitors will prepare a covering letter to introduce and support the student visa application to be submitted in support of your application to the British High Commission/Embassy/Consulate;
  • Our immigration solicitors will liaise with the British High Commission/Embassy/Consulate for an expeditious decision on the Tier 4 Child student visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will protect your interests while your application is pending with the British High Commission/Embassy/Consulate and keep you informed of the progress on the matter;
  • Our immigration solicitors will do all the follow up work until decision is reached on your student visa application;
  • Our immigration solicitors will advise you about the implications of the Home Office decision on your application.

Our Fees For Entry Clearance Application As A Tier 4 Child Student

  • We will charge you a fee from £700 (No VAT) for our professional immigration services in relation to your entry clearance application as Tier 4 Child Student. The agreed fee will depend on the complexity of the matter and the casework involved in the matter.
  • If you cannot afford to pay our fee in full at the time of instructing us in relation to your matter, you can pay half of the fee at the time of instructing us and rest of the fee can be paid by monthly instalments.
  • The agreed fee will cover all our work until decision by the Home Office on the application. However, it is pertinent to note that the agreed fee will not cover any disbursements to be incurred by the company on your behalf e.g. translation of documents, Home Office fee etc.

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