Hi, my visa expired on the 31 of march and i submit my passport to home office same day. The problem am having is that my school refuse to issue me a CAS letter. i did my degree from the school and subsequently applied for MBA. i pay almost all the fees and was issue conditional admission, i could not present a 28 bank statement myself so i asked my uncle who have been sponsoring me to send me his statement,which he did and also a document from the court stating he is my legal guardian. I present it to my uni still they refuse to issue me a case,they let me know that they are not satisfy with the document that i have provide.i quickly send my passport with the receipt of payment from the school and bank statement to home office. I receive an acknowledgement letter last week and i don't know what to do as i might be ask to leave the country.. Please i need your advice
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Please clarify the following:
On what basis are you applying for further leave to remain?
Is it because you intend to study MBA?
What documents did you submit with your application?
I did not apply to remain,i intend to study for my MBA and it will be more expensive going back to my native country to apply thats the reason am applying here in UK
Thank you for your reply:
So have you not submitted an application for a Tier 4 visa?
Is you have what documents did you submit with your application?
i submit my application on the 31 of May and the document i sent to them was,my school fees receipt ,statement of account and letter from sponsor,my degree certificate,admission letter from my school station i have been offered admission and my passport. i submit those document without CAS and my visa is expired already,but i did submit it before it expired. if am refuse i cant find any school now because i dont have a valid visa again. Also do u think i should notify home office before they make a decision? regarding while i did not include CAS on the application?
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In order for the UKBA to grant you a tier 4 visa it is essential that you submit a CAS letter from your university at which you wish to study otherwise you will not be issued with the relevant points for a CAS letter.
You can try and find another institution who will sponsor you now and see if they grant you with a CAS letter, you can then submit this new CAS letter with your application stating that you now wish to study as this new university.
In addition as you submitted your application before your visa expired and your leave to remain has extended under paragraph 3c of the immigration rules, once you inform them of the fact that a CAS letter is not included with your application it is likely to be refused and once this happens you would become an overstayer.
If your application is refused you should submit a fresh application for a Tier 4 visa again straight away, with a new CAS letter from the new course provider.
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Will i be given a specific date to re-apply,beside so many schools don't want to offer me admission because i don't have a passport.
They will not give you a specific date to re apply, you will need to apply as soon as possible. The UKBA may also keep your passport if they ask you to leave the UK voluntarily. In this situation you should submit your application with a covering letter stating that your passport is with the UKBA and with a valid CAS letter.
Unfortunatley the fact that you can not obtain a CAS letter without your passport is something which I am unable to advise you on as some colleges may give you a CAS letter and some will not it is totally at their discretion. Unfortunatley I can not guide you any further in this respect.
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