Visa information for students from the USA
All American nationals who wish to study in the UK will need to apply for a study visa before they are eligible to enter the UK and begin their programme of study.
The British Council USA website has full information on immigration requirements and visa application procedures for USA nationals who wish to study in the UK.
Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number
Once you have accepted and met the conditions of your offer of a study place, we will contact you to issue you a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number. This replaces the previous system using Visa Letters. You will need to use this CAS number in your application for a study visa to come to Sheffield.
The British Council USA Education UK website has a full list of the immigration requirements to be met by American nationals who wish to study in the UK.
Advice on Immigration
Our Student Services provide detailed information on visas and immigration before you begin your course.