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An education provider can apply for a licence in two categories: Student (to sponsor individuals aged 16 or over who come to the UK for their post-16 education) and Child Student (for students aged 4-17 who come to the UK to study at independent schools)

Licensed student sponsor (approved educational provider) is responsible for issuing  a reference number (called a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)) once they have offered a student Unconditional offer of a place to on the course. 

 A list of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes

Student sponsor has to pass the Basic Compliance Assessment every 12 months in order to retain a Student Sponsor status, and and to be listed on the Register of Student Sponsors. 

Student sponsors are expected to play a part in ensuring that the system is not abused. They are required to fulfil certain duties and ensure that immigration control is maintained in order to gain and retain a Student sponsor licence.

This visa route is designed for a person aged 16 and over who wants to study an English language course in the UK for between 6 and 11 months at an accredited institution. If your English language course is less than 6 months, then you should apply for a Standard Visitor visa.

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