1)The cost of a Tier 4 visa from outside of the UK is currently £298 for a main applicant. From 06 April 2014, this fee will increase to £310
2) Most countries require you to complete an online Tier 4 application; you can access the online application form here (exceptions below)
3) An example of the completed online form is available here:Example online application form
4) Every applicant must also complete a hard copy of Appendix 8 and take it along to their appointment.
5) Completed example of appendix 8 is available here
6) You can find out the likely processing times here: https://www.gov.uk/visa-processing-times