Applying in Person
If you know you need to travel or just want to get your new visa more quickly you can apply in person at a Public Enquiry Office (PEO). This is a more expensive way of applying but it means that, providing your application is straightforward, you (and any dependants) can get your visa granted on the day of your appointment. You can find information about locations and how to book an appointment by clicking here.
If your application is more complicated, your visa may not be granted on the day of your appointment. If you are unsure about this please contact the Student Immigration & Financial Support Office to discuss your situation.
Giving your biometric details
If you apply in person at a PEO you will be asked to give your biometric details at the same appointment.
If your application is straight forward and your visa is granted, your new visa will be sent to you by post within a few days.
Paying for your application
If you apply in person at a PEO, you can use any of the ways stated on the application form to pay the fee.
Paying by credit / debit card
Paying for your application by Postal Order
To pay for your application using Postal Orders, you must first buy them from the Post Office. At the Post Office, ask for a Postal Orders for the value of £394*. Also, ask for the Postal Orders to be made payble to ‘Home Office’. The maximum amount for 1 Postal Order is £250 and therefore you will be given 2 Postal Orders making up the full value.
*there is an additional charge of approximately £12.50 for each Post Order (maximum £250, see above).
- Your full name
- Date of birth