Why Us

Established in 2002, Migration Expert is a private immigration company with a team of highly experienced migration consultants for Canada, the UK and Australia clients from across the globe wishing to apply for a UK visa. Migration Expert provides fee-based services in addition to the official government charges to advise, assist and represent our clients through the often-complex visa application process. All decisions for granting of a visa remain with the UK Government subject to lodging a valid application using the free forms available on the Government website and meeting the relevant criteria. Migration Expert is not affiliated with the UK Government and act independently in the interests of our clients.

UK Parent of a Child at School Visa

UK Parent of a Child at School Visa

The Parent of a Child at School Visitor visa is for those parents who want to accompany their child to the United Kingdom while they attend school. This provides them with the opportunity to look after their child while they are studying at a UK school.

Parent of a Tier 4 Child Visitor Visa Basic Requirements

To qualify for a Parent of a child at school visitor visa, applicants must:

  • have a child who is studying at or about to start studying at an independent fee-paying day school in the UK or have a Tier 4 (Child) Visa,
  • have sufficient funds to support themselves while in the UK, without recourse to public funds or working,
  • meet the visitor visa requirements,
  • maintain a second home outside the UK,
  • plan to leave the UK at the end of the visit,
  • be able to meet the cost of their return or onward journey.

Parent Of A Tier 4 Child Visitor Visa Entitlements

The visa can be granted for either 6 or 12 months. Thereafter, extensions may be granted for 12 months at a time until the Tier 4 Child reaches 12 years of age. Parents are not permitted to work and must be able to support themselves during their stay in the UK.

To see a full listing of our fees and services, Parent of a Child at School Visa Processing Time and application costs please visit our FAQ page.