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Since the visa application can be complicated, students should pay close attention or seek help from education consultants. After accepting offer from school, Britannia Team will assist students with HKSAR passport in visa application three months ahead departure.

 

International students living in the UK for more than 6 months must apply for Tier 4 student visa before their departures. Students aged between 4 and 17 can apply for Tier 4 (Child) student visa; students aged 18 or above can apply for Tier 4 (General) student visa.The Type of visa needed depends on category of courses and school and details can be found in the Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) issued by school. 

 

Students can apply for student visas at VFS Global Hong Kong. Application fee is approximately £348 (as of year 2019/2020). When applying, students must pay a sum of around £300 (as of year 2019/2020) for Immigration Health surcharge (IHS) per year in order to receive National Health Service during they stays in the UK. As passports must be remained at the centre, students cannot go abroad during the application procedure.  An application with regular service generally takes 15 to 20 working days to complete while an express service takes 5 to 8 working days. To collect visas, please bring identification documents, receipts and collection notices.

 

VFS Global Hong Kong

Room B&E, 6/F, 169 Electric Road, North Point

Office hour: Monday - Friday 0800-15:00 

 

 

(A)  Visa – About the Tuberculosis Test

Starting from January 2014, Hong Kong residents staying in the UK for more than 6 months (other than children aged under 11) must take the Tuberculosis Test in one of the five clinics assigned by UK Visa and Immigration. The result is valid for six months and students must ensure that it is valid on their day of departure, as they are required to show the certificate (or the photocopy) to immigration officers when they enter the UK.

  

Students must have the result of the test ready before applying for student visas. The report generally takes 2 to 3 working days to complete. Students are advised to take the test as early as possible. They must be accompanied by at least one of the parents when taking the test and collecting the result. When making an appointment, please state the tuberculosis test for the application for UK visas. For more information about the fees and required documents, please contact the following clinics:

 

UMP Medical Centre  3950 8888

Central:

Room 1401-3, Wing On House, 71 Des Voeux Road Central

Tsim Sha Tsui:

Room 7, 10/F, Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East

Jordan:

Rm 03-04, 15/F, 238 Nathan Road, Kowloon

Quality HealthCare Medical Centre  8200 8825

Admiralty:

Units 1605-09, 16/F, Admiralty Centre Tower 1, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong

Mong Kok:

8/F, Wai Fung Plaza, 664 Nathan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon

 

 

(B) Visa – Documents required for application (Original and photocopy)

Britannia will send you the online visa form to Britannia Student later, please prepare the documents below:

  1. Valid passport of the student (Valid for more than half an year)
  2. Valid passport of the mom and dad
  3. Old passports (if any)
  4. Proof of academic qualification (e.g. school report)
  5. Passport of other countries (if any)
  6. Birth certificate - Original copy
  7. Documents signed by parents or legal guardian (including confirmation of the relationship between students and parent or legal guardian, consent of the applicant’s overseas education, as well as confirmation of student accommodation and airport transfer.) 
  8. Certificate of the Tuberculosis Test
  9. Hong Kong Identity Card
  10. Receipt of the VISA handling fee

Attention - IELTS report will be needed for students who are applying for General Student Visa

 

After filling in the Britannia Visa Form, Britannia Visa team will make the visa appointment for student. Please go to VFS Global Hong Kong for submitting the application forms. 

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