Why is it important to extend your student visa?
It is important to extend your student visa because it allows you to continue studying in the country where your visa was issued. If you do not extend your student visa after it expires, you may be required to leave the country and may not be able to return.
As a result, not only will you be required to leave the country, but your educational progress could be negatively impacted if you do not extend your student visa in a timely manner. Therefore, it is crucial to make sure your student visa is active at all times while you are studying in a foreign country.
The four situations in which you might require a visa extension:
If your course has been extended but you can't finish it before your visa expires,
a new study program
extended research project
Your postgraduate thesis is still being worked on, but before the marking is finished, your visa expires.
It is important to note that the process for extending a student visa can vary depending on the country where you are studying and the period of time you wish to remain in that country. We strongly advise you to begin the process of extending your student visa at least 6 to 8 weeks before the visa expires. To avoid any future issues with your current visa's expiration date, you should begin the process of applying for a visa extension as soon as possible as it can take several weeks or even months to complete.
Please feel free to get in touch with us if you need assistance regarding visa extensions; we are always available to help.