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Frequently Asked Questions


We offer a variety of courses for international and domestic students. Please see the courses section of our website for a full list.

Sometimes the best way to identify which course suits you best is by speaking to one of our Student Services Officers, you can contact them here. We also recommend you take our Online English Test to help you understand what your current English level is.

If you want to check availability for a particular course the best thing for you to do is to send us a message stating the course you are interested in, your age and current English level (for our online level test click here). We will get back to you as soon as possible, usually within 24 hours.

At some of our locations, students 16 years and above can join our adult courses. We also offer young learner courses at various year-round or seasonal campuses in the UK, Ireland, Dubai, Malta and Toronto. Please contact us to find out more.

Please take our free online English test here, it takes on average 10-15 minutes to complete

Yes, if you complete a course with us you will receive a certificate. This will be an English Path Language School certificate and it is proof that you have completed a course of study with us, with your attendance and final English level. This is applicable for courses studied at our centres as well as online courses.

The best English Path school for you will depend on your individual needs and preferences. Some factors to consider include:

The location and size of the school, the level of English you are looking to learn, and the activities and amenities offered by the school.

Please contact us to discuss your specific needs and requirements so that we can help you choose the best school for you.


English Path works with trusted agencies to arrange a variety of accommodation options for our students, including:
Shared or private, rooms or apartments, student residences, hotels, or homestays.

The specific type of accommodation that is available will vary depending on the location of the school and the time of year. Take a look at the accommodation section of our website to see a full list of accommodation or arrange a 1-1 chat with one of our Student services officers to discuss things in more detail.

Yes, it is possible to stay in your accommodation for longer than the course. However, this will depend on availability, and you might need to need to pay an additional fee. Please contact us for more information.

This depends on the type of accommodation you prefer, please have a look at the accommodation section for prices or contact one of our Student Services Officers for a meeting.

We will choose your homestay for you based on your requirements


It really depends on where you are coming from and for how long, please go to our Visa Information section to find out more information.

Whilst we will always do our best to give you all the information you need, we are not visa specialists. We will always though give you the resources you need to find the answer if we cannot answer it for you.


If you are interested in becoming one of our partners, please complete the attached Partner Profile Document and send it to our Business Development team. You can find the Business Development Officer for your region by clicking here.

You can email or download a digital copy on the homepage.


Use our online booking tool to book your course, at the end you will be given an option to pay now by card or bank transfer.

Use the link below to pay: Paying Fees - English Path Language School

  • Full payment is due four weeks before your course starts.
  • If you are booking accommodation with us, please pay at least six weeks before you start to guarantee your choice.
  • If you have booked an airport transfer, we can only book your transfer once you have paid and we have received your flight details
  • For full information about payments, please visit our terms and conditions page here


Check out our blog, written by English Path staff and students to find out more about living in the UK!

To get an Oyster card in London, visit a ticket machine or Oyster Ticket Stop at any participating station. Choose the card type (standard or visitor) and load it with credit using cash, card, or contactless payment. Registering the card is optional but can provide added security. Simply touch the card on the yellow reader when starting and ending your journey on buses, trams, the Underground, and other TfL services. Top up as needed and remember that there is a daily fare cap for cost control. For the latest details and any potential updates, check the official TfL website.

Click here to see our full list of dates when EP is closed in the UK, Ireland, Malta, Dubai and Canada.

  1. Find a doctor in your local area
  2. Contact the practice and ask to register with them. You will need: your name and address, date of birth, id card / passport and proof of address
  3. Once registered, you will receive an NHS card. Keep it safe and take it with you when you go to the doctor, dentist or hospital.

Please visit for more information.

Here are the emergency numbers based on your destination:
UK: 999
Ireland: 999 or 112
Dubai: 999
Malta: 112
Toronto: 911

You may refer to "Places of Worship" on Students' handbook or poster on notice board at school for more details.

The main banks in the UK are HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds Bank, RBS, Natwest, Nationwide and Santander.

To open a bank account, the following documents may be needed:

  • Passport or EU ID;
  • A valid visa;
  • A school letter.

You can get the school letter from Student Services to take to the bank.

For online banks, you may open your account online without the school letter from us.

You may also be required to provide with further documents, such as: Proof of address, Proof of income or Bank statement.

For all other locations, you can reach out to one of our Student Services Officer or contact us via here.

Some people need to register with the police after arriving in the UK with a visa, or after getting permission to stay for longer in the UK.

If you need to register, you must go to the police within 7 days of you:

  • arriving in the UK if you applied for a visa from outside the UK
  • getting your biometric residence permit if you applied to stay for longer from inside the UK

For more information, visit