Visa Compliance Officer

Hybrid Temporary
£18.60 / Hourly
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Job Description

Do you have experience in Visa documentation, processing and compliance? Do you have great organisation and communication skills with the ability to work well independently? If so, Signature Recruitment has a fantastic opportunity for a Visa Compliance Officer to join a University in London. This is a full-time, temporary position with an immediate start for a three-month contract. The role is offered on a hybrid basis with one to two days worked in the office and the balance from home.

As a Visa Compliance Officer, you will have experience working in Visa applications / compliance, ideally in a Higher Education setting. You will liaise with prospective students and their representatives, read and assess documentation to advice and support international students with their visa requirements for studying in the UK. You will be working within a small but fast paced and busy team ensuring that the University complies fully with student Visa immigration regulations.

Visa Compliance Officer Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the team mailbox to handle assigned cases
  • Responding to queries relating to Visa processes effectively and efficiently both in writing and in person. Confidently signposting when necessary
  • Reviewing documentation to ensure compliance. To include assessing Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) requests and financial documents, assigning CAS to eligible candidates and ensuring full compliance with sponsorship policies and immigration rules
  • Handling physical Biometric Residence Permit documents and Visa processing tasks
  • Conducting enrolment and right-to-study checks from mid-September
  • Carrying out other ad hoc duties in order to ensure the smooth running of the department

Visa Compliance Officer Key Skills:

  • Experience working in a similar Visa Compliance role – ideally within Higher Education
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organisation with the ability to balance a busy workload, work independently and maintain exceptional attention to detail
  • Highly Proficient IT skills – knowledge of student databases with the ability to learn and use new software packages

The Visa Compliance Officer will play an important role supporting international students applying to study in the UK. If you are experienced in Visa process and compliance with great communication, organisation and attention to detail, please apply today!


While we aim to respond to every applicant, the volume of applications may result in delayed communication. If you do not receive a response within a week, your application may not have been successful on this occasion. However, we will keep your details for potential future opportunities. Please be aware that Signature Recruitment will never reach out to candidates through WhatsApp, nor will we request sensitive information like bank details, passport, or driving licence data during the application process. 

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