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How will I receive my decision?

If you applied using the digital route, you will receive a digital status if your application is successful. You will receive an e-mail confirming your digital status and this will include a PDF of your decision letter.

If you applied by attending a UKVCAS to enrol your biometrics and upload your documents, you will receive a BRP only.

Read more about this and other questions in our

Students section.


Given the fast pace of change, we would stress that this information is designed to be informative, not advisory and represents our understanding of English law and practice as at the date indicated. We would always recommend that you should seek specific guidance on any particular legal issue.

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