How to Apply

How to apply to study at CRIC

CRIC are able to accept UK, EU and International students. Below are the steps you need to follow.

Step 1: Complete CRIC application form on our website...

and attach supporting documents including your academic qualifications, English test results, personal statement and passport data page to CRIC (Certified translations must accompany documents that are not in English).

online) CRIC Online Application Form

Step 2: Receive an offer of admission...

from CRIC via email within 24-48 hours (Standard application process for approved applications).

There are two types of offers:
Conditional: The Admissions team may need to see further documents from you before you can proceed with your admission. What they want will be listed on your conditional offer letter, please send them to the admissions team as soon as possible.
Unconditional: Congratulations, you are ready to move to step 3!

Step 3: Accept the offer...

by paying the course fee deposit indicated on your offer of admission and returning a completed Acceptance form to CRIC (You can make payments via bank transfer, international bank draft, debit card or online)

Pay your fees online

UK/EU students can apply for funding by completing the online Student Finance England application. Once this is completed please send us your CRN (Customer Reference Number) as part of your acceptance.

*Acceptance forms are attached to your unconditional offer letter

Step 4: Confirmation of Acceptance (CAS)

CRIC will provide you with the CAS that is required for your visa application once your place is fully confirmed.

Find out more about the visa application process and requirements.

Step 5: Arrange accommodation in Cambridge or Chelmsford...

CRIC can help organise suitable student accommodation. Demand is often high for the most popular accommodation, so make sure you arrange accommodation as soon as possible.

Step 6: Apply for your visa... (Not Applicable to UK/EU students)

Full details on the visa application process can be found at It is vitally important that you advise CRIC the date of your visa appointment. You must also notify CRIC once the outcome of your application is confirmed.

Step 7: Arrive

CRIC will help arrange transfer from the airport to your accommodation if needed, apply for airport transfer on the website. You should notify CRIC of your arrival details so that we can make these arrangements. You will be provided with a full orientation before enrolment.

Notify CRIC of your arrival details so we can make arrangements if necessary. CRIC can also help arrange airport transfer.

Credibility Interview

The UK Government recently announced that many students will be interviewed as part of the student visa application process to provide further assurance that applicants granted a visa, do intend to study in the UK.

We've prepared a short video explaining the credibility interviews, please take a moment to watch the video.

Click here for more info

Applying to CRIC

If you are unable to make an application via our website, please email and we will send you an interactive application form.

Should an applicant wish to appeal an admission decision, please contact for details regarding the required process.