92. Tier 4 (General) Students: entry clearance.

92.     Tier 4 (General) Students: entry clearance.

The Tier 4 (General) Student route is for migrants aged 16 or over who wish to study in the United Kingdom at an institution that is not an Academy or a school maintained by a local authority1.

All migrants arriving in the United Kingdom and wishing to enter as a Tier 4 (General) Student must have a valid entry clearance for entry under this route; otherwise entry will be refused2. To qualify for entry clearance as a Tier 4 (General) Student, an applicant must meet the following requirements3:

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