During your course, your family may wish to come to visit you in the UK. In most cases, family members living outside the EEA will require a Standard Visitor visa in order to come here.
You can check if your family members would need a visa using the tool at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa.
If your family needs to apply for a visit visa, we suggest you supply them with the following documents to support their applications:
Information about the other documents needed to apply for the Standard Visitor visa is available at:
Feel free to contact us with any queries.
(Page updated April 2016)