Faculty of Medicine

Tier 4 Visas

The UK Foundation Programme Office provides Tier 4 visa sponsorship for all non-EEA citizens graduating from UK medical schools who have secured a place on a Foundation Programme. Doctors requiring a Tier 4 visa for August 2012  must read the information on the UKFPO website on Tier 4 Visas in order that they are aware of the process and requirements.

The following information is provided for guidance:

The UKFPO will NOT sponsor:

  • Non-EEA citizens who graduated outside the UK.
  • Non-EEA citizens who have not been granted a previous student visa in the UK covering his/her final academic year and at least one other academic year of his/her studies leading to the above degree.
  • Foundation doctors who are not part of a recognised two-year Foundation Programme
  • Any doctors employed in a locum capacity (LATs or LASs). 

Please read the following information relating to the monitoring of Tier 4 Visas . Also issues relating to maternity leave maternity leave and Tier 4 


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