The rules surrounding studying in the UK have changed. 

Unless you resided in the UK prior to 1 January 2021, students enrolling in a UK-based programme from (outside the UK) require a study visa to train here.

More information on the process and costs is available here.

All European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EAA) students also require a current passport, however if you are from Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal or Spain, then a national identity card is sufficient.

Click here to check whether your country is within the EU or EAA.

If you or your family are from the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein

If you or your close family member started living in the UK before 1 January 2021, you may be able to apply to the free EU Settlement Scheme. The deadline is 30 June 2021.

Otherwise you need a visa to study in the UK.

Irish citizens do not need to apply for a visa or to the EU Settlement Scheme.

If you have a question about training at FTA as an EU or EEA student, please contact us.

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