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  UKVI Fraud

If you receive an unexpected email, telephone call or letter from someone who claims to be from the Home Office, it may be a scam. Action Fraud have created a guidance pack to ensure you know what to look out for.
Every year, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) receives hundreds of thousands of applications for Tier 4 visas from individuals who want to study at our world class institutions. Last year, 96% of  Tier 4 applications were successful.

Whilst this is something UKVI are very proud of, it has sadly come to their attention that international students are being targeted by fraudsters once they reach the UK.

The fraudsters are calling Tier 4/Student Visa holders, claiming to be from the Home Office and demanding money for non existent visas fee and fines, sometimes in the way of gift cards or iTunes vouchers. 

We need your help to stop these fraudsters in their tracks. UKVI have teamed up with Action Fraud to create this guidance pack.

If you have any questions, concerns or feedback please either contact UKVI by emailing or contact International Support directly be emailing | Edinburgh Napier Mobile App