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Child Student Visa


Child Student Visa Lawyers in Glasgow, Scotland

Scotland has a world-renowned reputation for private school education. If you want your child or a family member’s child to come to live in Scotland to receive a private education you can apply for a CHILD STUDENT VISA. 

To be eligible to apply for a Child Student Visa:

    the child must be between 4 and 17 years old
    have an offer of a place at a Scottish private school which holds a valid Student Sponsor Licence with the Home Office
    be able to show there are finances available to pay school fees for the first academic year of study and to cover the child’s living costs
    have the consent of the child’s parent or guardian to study in the UK

How long can the child study:

    Under 16 Course length (up to 6 years) plus 4 months afterwards
    16 or 17 Course length (up to 3 years) plus 4 months afterwards

Financial Requirements for a Child Student Visa

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If the Child is under 12 one parent can apply for a Parent of a Child Student Visa. 
In addition to showing there is enough money available to pay the child’s school fees for the first academic year it must also be shown
● there is £1,560 per month available (for up to 9 months) to cover living costs of the parent and child. 

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If the Child has a close relative(aunt/uncle/grandparent) who is British or with Settled Status(ILR) the Child can stay with that relative. 
In addition to showing there is enough money available to pay the child’s school fees for the first academic year it must also be shown

● the close relative has at least £570 available per month (for up to 9 months) to cover living costs of the child

How we can help

We will offer you a fixed fee service and we will undertake the following work on your behalf:

    We will meet with you and obtain all relevant information to provide full advice in respect of the Child’s eligibility to apply for a Child Student Visa
    Advise the specific documents you require to obtain from the Private School in order to apply for the Child Student Visa and correspond with the private school on your behalf
    Prepare the visa application through the Home Office Online system and when you are content it is complete and accurate we will submit the application on your behalf
    Advise fully on the specific Private Schools in Scotland that hold a Student Sponsor Licence with the Home Office where a foreign child can apply to study
    Advise on all financial documentation required and confirm it meets the requirements under the Immigration Rules for a Child Student Visa

We are here to help

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