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International Student Visa Advice Team

Student Services Centre

London School of Economics and Political Science

Houghton Street




Online Query Form


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Immigration Advice for registered students

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Immigration Updates

Find out about all the latest immigration rule changes and policies that will affect you.

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ISVAT Info Sheets

Printable newsletters on:

  • Meeting the financial requirements for Tier 4
  • Biometric Residence Permits for Entry Clearance applications
  • The Immigration Health Surcharge
  • Right to Rent Checks (Guidance for landlords and students)
  • Travelling during and after your studies
  • Working during your studies
  • FAQs on working on your Tier 4 visa
  • Working after your studies
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How to apply for a Tier 4 Visa

LSE specific information on how to apply for a Tier 4 visa and guides to the application forms for registered students.



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Information on registering with the Police in London


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 Changes to your Circumstances During your Studies

What do you need to do if your circumstances change during your studies and it may affect your visa?

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Tier 4 Student Responsibilities

Protect your Tier 4 status in the UK and know when you need to inform the LSE of any changes.

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Checking your visa and correcting errors

How to get an error on your visa corrected.

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Rules for your dependants in the UK 

How to bring your family to the UK, how to extend inside the UK, what to do if you have a baby


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Working during your studies

Know what you can and can't do if you want to work during your studies on a Tier 4 visa. 

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Passports and Visas - lost, stolen or getting a new one?

What to do if you are overseas or in the UK


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Re-taking Exams

Important advice for students who have resit exams


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Working after your studies

Outline of Tier 2 (General),  Tier 4 Doctorate Extension Scheme, Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur and other work schemes


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 Online query form

Please read our pages before you contact us. We update our pages regularly based on the questions that students ask us. However, if you can't find the answer to your question, please e-mail us using the web query form.



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