Parent of Child Student Visa
Who can apply
You can only apply for a Parent of a Child Student visa if you child has or is applying for a Child Student Visa. Or if they currently have a Tier 4 (Child) visa.
What are the requirements to apply for a Parent of a Child Student Visa?
You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for this category
- be the only parent accompanying your child in the UK
- have enough money to support yourself and your child in the UK
- maintain your main home outside the UK
- plan to leave the UK when your visa expires
Your child must
- be aged between 4 and 11
- be attending an independent fee-paying school in the UK
How long can you stay?
You can stay in the UK until your child’s visa expires or they turn 12, whichever happens first.
You can extend your visa while in the UK as long as you meet the eligibility requirements.
What documents do you need to apply for this visa?
When you apply you’ll need to provide:
- a current passport or other valid travel document
- proof that you have enough money to support yourself and your child – unless you’ve been in the UK for at least 12 months on a valid visa
- evidence that you have a permanent home outside the UK
Depending on your circumstances, you might also need to provide:
- your tuberculosis (TB) test results if you’re from a country where you have to take the TB test
- a certified translation of any documents that are not in English or Welsh
To give your case the best chance of success, get in touch
To give your visa the best chance of success, and to reduce your stress, please contact our immigration experts.
If you wish to speak directly with one of our immigration specialists to get advice about business and personal immigration, or education in the UK and other visa issues, then please contact our Glasgow Head Office on Phone T: +44 (0)141 212 3355 or request a call back by completing the Online Form. You can also email us at email@example.com. More information can be found from Contact Us.
*Disclaimer: The above information is for general reference only. Specialist legal advice should be sought.
Latest update: August 2023