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Student visa wait

Student visa wait

The CAS and visa process can take several months. Some countries offer a fast track visa service. Your local visa office or embassies will be able to advise you.

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When your visa is approved

If your visa application is approved, you will be issued with the following items:

You must collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) within 10 days of your arrival in the UK. You must bring all of your original documents with you to enrol.

1) Collecting from University of Sunderland in London

To collect your BRP from the University, you must enter our unique code into the ‘Alternative Location’ field on the BRP collection page during the Student visa application. 

The University of Sunderland in London's unique code: 2HE227

2) Collecting from a local post office

Your decision letter will confirm which post office you have to collect your BRP from.

Important visa information

Once you have your visa, there are still some important things you have to remember:

We aim to support Student visa applicants with the information required to successfully apply for a visa. Please read our visa guide and guidance for international applicants. We strongly recommend that you read the Home Office Guidance before you start your application.

We hope that by following our advice and the guidelines you are fully prepared to make a successful visa application.

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