Visa Guidance

Visa requirements
As an international student you will need to make sure you successfully apply for a visa before you move abroad to study. Each study destination will have its own requirements and each visa will carry its own rules and restrictions.

Role of Preparation For Life in Visa Guidance

Preparation For Life has expert staff  in all of our offices to guide you through the whole process, whether you choose to study in the UK, US or the UAE or elsewhere. The process can be complicated and universities often encourage international students to seek professional guidance before and during the visa application stage. Contact your local Preparation For Life Office today

Give yourself plenty of time
Applying for your visa can be a lengthy process. You will need to make sure you give yourself plenty of time to submit your application and present all of the necessary documentation.

Supporting documents
These can include:

  • Bank statements
  • University Acceptance Letter
  • Education documents
  • Passport
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • Visa application
  • Medical results (for certain countries)

You will not be able to start your course unless you have secured your visa beforehand. Contact your local Preparation For Life office today to discuss the requirements in more detail.

Preparation For Life Visa Guidance Services includes:


  • Help with collecting your official documents
  • Visa interview preparations
  • Updates you on any changes in visa regulations
  • Guide on all other aspects of the student visa process
  • Assist with booking English and medical tests
  • In the unfortunate event that your visa application is rejected, Preparation For Life will examine the reasons provided  and advise you on how you may be able to appeal Visa Guidance

Many immigration offices will also invite you for an interview. Preparation For Life provide full support in preparing you for the interview, advising on the likely format and examples of questions you may be asked.

Visa restrictions
Highly experienced Preparation For Life staff will also be able to advise you on the restrictions of your study visa, for example, whether you can:

  • Work part-time during your course
  • Stay for full time employment after your course to work
  • Bring your family

Contact Preparation For Life
Applying for your visa is not an easy task. Let our trained staff support you throughout your application. Contact your local Preparation For Life office today.