Unless you have already been living in the UK for 12 months or longer and are making a new application in the UK, you must provide a bank statement(s), loan letter or sponsorship letter to show that you have sufficient funds to pay for your studies.
This includes outstanding tuition fees for your course, as well as living costs. You need to show that you have £1,334 per month for 9 months (£12,006) unless your course is shorter than 9 months*.
*These figures are accurate as of February 2021. These figures are subject to change and you must make sure than you meet the requirements in place at the time you submit your visa application.
More information on the financial requirements for your visa can be found in the UK Visas and Immigration Student route visa policy guidance.
Your CAS will list the qualifications which you must submit with your visa application. You must supply the original copies. Photocopies will not be accepted.
You will need a valid passport in order to apply for a Student route visa.
An applicant will be subject to different documentary requirements under Student route visa of the Points Based System where they are the rightful holder of a passport, which has been issued by one of the relevant competent authorities listed below, and where the applicant is applying either for entry clearance in the country or territory where they are living or for leave to remain in the UK.
British national (overseas), Hong Kong, Macau SAR or Taiwan*.