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All applications for Student Visas for over 6 months must be made under Tier 4 of the Points Based System. The system is simpler, more transparent and objective to benefit students. Under the system, applicants will need to be sponsored by an institution which is registered as an official sponsor.

As an adult student, you must score 40 points in total to be eligible to make an application. Out of the 40 points, CAS letter, which you will get for studying a course at an acceptable level with an approved education provider and 10 points for having enough maintenance funds for your course fees and living costs.


At Meridian you can rest assured that you have reached the safe hands of professional and expert visa counselors with solid experience of more than 10 years guiding students. Students often get entry clearance refused because they have not received proper advice regarding their visa application and have not prepared their application well. Meridian Consultancy, a British Council Certified Advisor, has received training and guidance from the British Deputy High Commission and can provide accurate advice to students.

Documents required for Student Visa Application :

University of Abertay Dundee Completed Visa application form – VAF9 & Appendix 8 (For Tier 4 General Student).
University of Abertay Dundee CAS (Certificate of Acceptance for Studies).
University of Abertay Dundee Fee Receipt from the Educational Institution.
University of Abertay Dundee Accommodation letter if booked in advance.
University of Abertay Dundee All original Certificates as stated in the CAS from the Educational institution.
University of Abertay Dundee Marriage Certificate if applicable.
University of Abertay Dundee
Proof of Funding : Any funds shown, needs to be held in the APPLICANT’S NAME (Maybe held jointly) for a minimum period of 28 days before the application. Any Bank letter taken must also be appropriately signed/stamped by the bank official.
  • Bank Loan : Full loan Sanction agreement from the bank (if it is a copy, needs to be attested). If any deposit has been availed from the bank, a covering letter showing the balance amount available and funds already disbursed to be taken.

  • Savings Bank : Bank Statement/Pass Book covering the 28 day period immediately before the application. The Covering letter and the Statement should have the Student’s Name, Date of the Statement, Financial Institution’s name & Logo, Account Number and the Amount of money available.

  • Fixed Deposit : Copy or Original of the Fixed Deposit Receipt. A covering letter from the Financial Institution which needs to have the Student’s name, Date, Financial Institution’s name & Logo, FD Number, the value of the FD on the current day (i.e. how much is the FD valued at on that day if it is cashed in early) and state these funds can be withdrawn immediately/immediately encashable.

  • University of Abertay Dundee 2 Colour Passport style photos with white background, not more than 6 months old.
    Size 45mmx35mm.
    University of Abertay Dundee Passport (Previous Passports as well if any).
    University of Abertay Dundee Appropriate Visa fees.

    Please note to make one copy of each document.

    All the original documents need to be submitted at the Visa Application Centre by the Applicant and the Bio metrics to be done. Your documents will be forwarded to the British Deputy High Commission, Chennai by the VAC. Once your documents are processed, it will be sent to the Meridian Office by courier.

    If prior appointment needs to be taken please intimate us at least a week before submitting your application.

    Applications are accepted from 8.30am to 12.00 or 2.00pm to 3.00 pm from Monday to Friday (except public holidays).

    Visa Application Centre:

    Saliah Arcade,
    Door No 40/8193,
    College P. O,
    Convent Road,
    Cochin 682035.
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