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If you are using your own or personal bank account, you need to provide your original bank statement in your name covering a 28 day period.
The date of the bank statement must be no more than 1 month old at the time you submit your student visa application.
Your original personal bank statement must show:
Letter from your bankIf you don’t have a bank statement, you can also provide a letter from your bank including the same information as on the personal bank statement (see above).
Cash in a parent or legal guardian's account
If you are relying on money held by your parents or legal guardian, you must also show that they have given their permission for you to use this money. You must provide a letter from your parents/legal guardian which must confirm:
If your parents or legal guardians are providing your tuition fees and living costs, you must also prove that they are your parents or legal guardians.
You do this by providing one of the following:
You must also include your parents’ or legal guardian’s original bank statement including all the same information as on the personal bank statement.
Cash in a joint account with your relative or friendIf you are being sponsored by another relative or a friend, you must show a joint bank account statement in your and their name with all the above details.
Banks StatementsIf you are using any submitting any bank statements with your visa application, you must write the closing balance in pounds sterling on the original statement using the UKVI official exchange rate website: www.oanda.com/convert/classic
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