Downloadable visa information, forms and guidance notes

Type of applicationApplication formGuidance notes (International Student Support)Guidance notes (Home Office)More information
Student Visa Route (overseas application) Apply online via the GOV.UK website Flowchart guide to preparing for a Tier 4 visa application overseas [pdf] Home Office Student Visa Route policy guidance  
    Imperial guide to completing the entry clearance Tier 4 (General) application[pdf]    
Short-term Study visa Apply online via the GOV.UK website Imperial guide to completing the Short-term Study visa online application [pdf]   Home Office list of supporting documents for visit visa applications
Start-up visa Apply online via the GOV.UK website      
Standard Visitor visa (required route for family, friends and academic visitors) Apply online via the GOV.UK website For an example of an invitation letter please refer to our Family and friends [pdf] information sheet.   Home Office list of supporting documents for visit visa applications
Student Visa Route dependants Apply online via the GOV.UK website   Dependant information