The Foundation Programme
Tier 4 Visas

Please read the Tier 4 FAQs which should answer any queries you have.

If your questions has still not been answered please email


Non-UK/non-EEA nationals who graduate from a UK medical school wishing to undertake a recognised, two-year full-time Foundation Programme (including academic programmes) are eligible to apply for Tier 4 sponsorship which is provided by Health Education England (HEE) working across West Midlands. Each doctor applying for HEE Tier 4 sponsorship will need to register for an online personal Tier 4 account. For full details, please see the Tier 4 process

Frequently asked questions

HEE has developed FAQs which should answer your queries.

Tier 4 (FP 2017)

FP 2017 Tier 4 Information for foundation doctors

Tier 4 Process

Tier 4 Key Dates for foundation doctors

Tier 4 guidance for foundation doctors


FP 2017 Tier 4 Key Documents for foundation schools

Tier 4 Process

Tier 4 Key Dates for foundation schools

Tier 4 Activity Report Form


Register for or access your Tier 4 online account

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