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Tuition fees for the academic year (minus fees you have already paid)* + £9,207 for living costs.*For example, if your tuition fees for a 1 year course are £14,880 and you have paid £1,000 deposit, you would need to show £14,880 - £1,000 + £9,207 = £23,007.
Tuition fees for the course (minus any fees you have paid) + £1,023 for living costs for each month of the course.
If you have paid Oxford Brookes money for accommodation, you can subtract up to £1,334 from your total.
All students will need to prepare financial evidence as detailed below.
If you are one of the countries listed under the ‘differential evidence requirement’ (see below) you do not need to provide proof you have the funds with your visa application. However, you must ensure you have the funds in place and your documents meet the UKVI requirements as the UKVI might still ask you to provide the evidence before you get your visa decision.
Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, the Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Zealand, Oman, Peru, Qatar, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United States of America. Plus EU/EEA/Switzerland.
Students who are applying for permission to stay in the UK, and have been in the UK for at least 12 months with valid permission on the date of application do not need to show financial evidence to get their CAS or for their visa application.
Your financial documents must show that the full amount of money you need to show has been in the account for 28 consecutive days up to the date of the closing balance. This account must not have dropped below the amount that you need to show at any time during the 28 day period.
The final date of the 28 day period must not be more than 31 days old on the date that you submit your application.
Your personal bank or building society statements must include the following information:
A letter from a financial institution should normally include similar information, although it may confirm the balance and the length of time held rather than providing a record of transactions. It should be on headed paper and signed by an official from the financial institution.
Example bank statement Example bank letter
Can I use more than one bank account?
Yes, but they would need to cover the same 28 consecutive day period. The total amount you need to show for each day (tuition fees + living costs) when adding together the total for each day over the different accounts, must not drop below the required amount over any of the 28 days.
You can only receive official financial sponsorship from:
If your financial sponsor is only covering some of your course fees or living costs, you must show that you have the rest of the money needed.
If you are being given Official Financial Sponsorship, you must provide a letter of confirmation:
This letter must be on official letter-headed paper or stationery of the your financial sponsor and must have the official stamp of that organisation on it. The letter must show:
If you are applying with dependants, then their names must also be on the letter.
If you are no longer being sponsored but were sponsored before and your financial sponsorship ended within 12 months of your application being made, you will need your sponsor’s permission to stay in or re-enter the UK. You must provide us with
your financial sponsor’s unconditional consent in writing. This must confirm that your sponsor has no objection to you continuing your studies in the UK. If your financial sponsor does not give consent, we will refuse the application.
You must have a letter from the regulated financial institution confirming the educational loan scheme.
The loan letter from a regulated financial institution that you send us must be dated no more than 6 months before the date of your application. The letter must clearly show:
You must provide 2 additional documents:
Example parental consent letter
If you do not have a birth certificate, the UKVI will also accept acertificate of adoption showing names of both parent(s) or legal guardian(s); or a Court document naming your legal guardian(s). The document used must be the original legal document or a notarised copy.
You can use cash
funds held in:
You cannot use:
You can use originals or copies of your financial documents.
All financial documents submitted for your visa application must be on the letter-headed paper or show the organisations name and logo.
Any document that is not issued in English (or Welsh) must be officially translated. The translation document must include the following:
If you are applying
inside the UK, you must also provide details of the professional translator/translation company’s credentials.
If you are
the UK, the translation must be able to be independently verified by the Home Office.
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