Graduate Visa for UK(PSW):
- Must be in the UK.
- Current visa is a Student visa or Tier 4 (General) student visa.
- Completed a UK bachelor’s degree, postgraduate degree, or other eligible course.
- Education provider informed the Home Office of successful course completion.
- Graduate visa lasts for 2 years.
- PhD or other doctoral qualification holders get a 3-year visa.
- Apply online before the current visa expires.
- No need to wait for graduation or certificate.
- Partner and children can also apply if eligible.
- £715 application fee.
- Healthcare surcharge of around £624 per year.
Work and Other Activities:
- Can work in most jobs, be self-employed, do voluntary work, and travel abroad and return to the UK.
- Cannot apply for most benefits or the State Pension, or work as a professional sportsperson.
- Can only study with a Graduate visa if the chosen course is not eligible for a Student visa.
- Eligible courses for Student visa can extend the Student visa instead.
- May need an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate for studying or researching sensitive topics.