What are the main requirements?
In order to enter the UK as an Academic Visitor, an applicant must demonstrate that:
How long can I stay and what are the conditions of my stay?
Applicants can apply to come to the UK for a period of up to 12 months. There is no option to extend this visa from within the UK.
Applicants should not intend to live in the UK for extended periods through frequent or successive visits under this route or make the UK their main home. Applications can be refused if an immigration officer believes that this is the case.
The general activities an Academic Visitor can carry out during their stay in the UK include the following:
How we can help?
The requirements of the Academic Visitor visa are highly prescriptive and the Home Office routinely refuse applications that do not fully comply with the Immigration Rules and guidance. Our highly experienced team of immigration lawyers will assist in preparing and submitting your application to achieve the best possible outcome.
If you’d like to discuss matters further, please email our Immigration team on firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the online enquiry form on this page.