Child Student Visa

Child Student Visa

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Embarking on a UK Child Student visa application can be complex, but Nexus Law Firm simplifies the journey. Our seasoned immigration experts specialize in assisting individuals aged 4 to 17 who aspire to study at independent schools in the UK. From evaluating eligibility criteria to meticulous document preparation, our firm ensures a seamless process, whether applying from abroad or seeking to extend or switch visas within the UK. With a £490 application fee, our clients benefit from timely decisions, typically within 3 to 8 weeks. Nexus Law Firm not only guides you through the intricacies of the visa application but also offers personalized support, ensuring a smooth pathway to educational opportunities in the UK for young learners.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age: 4 to 17 years old.
  • Unconditional offer from an independent school.
  • Access to funds for living expenses and course fees.
  • Consent from a parent or guardian.


  • Study at independent schools.
  • Part-time work during term and full-time during vacations (for 16 and 17-year-olds).
  • Possible visa extension.
  • Switching from another visa category within the UK.

Knowledge of English

  • No specific language proficiency requirement

Duration of Stay

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

Route to the Settlement

  • Settlement not allowed.

Processing Time

  • Outside the UK: Usually within 3 weeks.
  • Inside the UK: Usually within 8 weeks.

How does Nexus Law firm cater to your legal needs?

Nexus Law Firm is your trusted partner for navigating the complexities of the Child Student visa application process in the UK. Our dedicated team of immigration experts is well-versed in the specific requirements outlined by the UK immigration authorities for individuals aged 4 to 17 seeking to study at independent schools. We offer comprehensive assistance throughout the entire application journey, from evaluating eligibility to preparing the necessary documents. Whether you are applying from outside the UK or seeking to extend or switch your current visa from within the country, Nexus Law Firm ensures a seamless and efficient process. Our experienced professionals guide you in preparing a robust application, addressing key considerations such as financial proof, parental consent, and the unique conditions associated with the visa. Trust Nexus Law Firm to provide expert advice, personalized support, and a commitment to achieving successful outcomes for your Child Student visa application.


01. Who is eligible for a Child Student visa in the UK?

Individuals aged between 4 and 17 years old.

02. What are the key requirements for obtaining a Child Student visa?

Unconditional offer from an independent school, financial capability, and parental consent.

03. Is there a specific English language requirement for this visa?

The information does not specify a language proficiency requirement.

04. What is the duration of stay allowed under the Child Student visa?

It depends on the age and the length of the course, ranging from course length plus 4 months.

05. Can I extend my stay in the UK on a Child Student visa?

Yes, visa extension is possible if eligible, allowing for continued studies.

06. What is the healthcare surcharge, and do I need to pay it?

The healthcare surcharge is part of the application process, covering access to the National Health Service (NHS). The amount depends on the visa duration.

07. How much is the application fee for the Child Student visa?

The application fee is £490, applicable both for applications from outside and inside the UK.

08. Can I switch to a Child Student visa from another visa category within the UK?

Yes, switching is allowed, subject to eligibility criteria.

09. Is settlement possible under the Child Student visa?

No, settlement is not allowed.

10. What is the processing time for Child Student visa applications?

Typically, decisions are made within 3 weeks for applications from outside the UK and within 8 weeks for applications from inside the UK.

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