Watch our step by step guide on how to register online

All new students are required to complete the online registration process before term begins.

New students starting at Imperial on 28 September 2019 can register online from the start of September.

For students studying certain courses in Imperial College Business School, registration opens earlier (26 days before your course start date).

New students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) will also need to register in person with the College.

Online registration

When does registration open?

All new students are required to complete the online registration process through our online application system before term begins.

New students starting their studies at Imperial on 29 September 2019 will be able to register online from the start of September 2019.

New students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) will also need to register in person with the College.

 

How do I register?

All new students are required to register at the College using our online application system.

In order to avoid queuing to have your ID card photo taken, please upload a photo of yourself on the Personal Details tab on the online application system.

To access our online application system you will need to first activate your account to get a username and password. You should have received details of how to do this via email when you made your application.‌ If you have not received this email and cannot access our online application system, please contact our Admissions team at admissions.enquiries@imperial.ac.uk. Please remember to include your College Identifier (CID) in the email.

Once you have logged into our online application system please find a step-by-step guide to registering by downloading the appropriate guidance document below:

How do I upload my passport and visa to the online application system (international students only)?

If you are an international student who requires a visa to study at Imperial, you need to provide details of your up-to-date passport and visa as part of the registration process.

You will also need to upload scanned copies of your passport and visa.

You will either need to upload your 30-day visa or your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), depending on what you have been issued with.

I get an error message when I try to register – what should I do?

International students

If you are an international student and you need a visa to study in the UK, make sure you have uploaded a copy of your visa on the Passport/Visa page.

Once you upload your copy, we need 2 to 3 working days to check your visa and clear you for registration.
 
We process your documents as quickly as possible, so please be patient during this busy period. If you see an error three days after uploading your visa, you can conisder contacting us. If you still cannot register after three days, contact admissions.enquiries@imperial.ac.uk. Make sure you include your CID number.

Need more information about applying for a visa? See our International Student Support website.

Home and EU students

If you are a Home or EU student and you receive an error message, contact admissions.enquiries@imperial.ac.uk. Make sure you include your CID number or UCAS ID.

How will my data be used?

As part of our data monitoring process we collect information on the following protected characteristics:

  • Sexual Orientation
  • Disability
  • Religion
  • Gender Identity
  • Ethnicity

The information we hold about you will be sent to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) as part of your HESA record. For more information about HESA Student Data Collection please see our HESA Collection Notices.

We may use your information to carry out statistical analysis as part of our internal monitoring processes. You will be asked to complete the protected characteristics information when registering online for your course.