Finding an accommodation in the UK

I don't have any family living in the UK.Where will I stay during my PLAB 2 visit?How do I find an accommodation?Is there any blacklist of accommodations that I should avoid?

These questions were also asked by me when I was working on my PLAB 2 visa. In fact, my application was hanging there just because I didn't have an accommodation address to fill up in the online application.

Then I started thinking rationally.

People rent the rooms in their houses . . .

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Kiran
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Kiran

Dr. Ibrahim, Thank you so much!! This post and your website are extremely helpful!! I wanted to ask you, can we use these websites to find accommodation for visa purposes only? (I mean, to use the address only to apply for the visa; not necessarily to actually stay there.) Also,… Read more »

drsanjoydmc
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Thanks Dr. Ivan, I like to know about the accommodation provided by different academy, like swammy or samson. Is there any benefit booking those accommodation? Secondly, one of the academy told me to pay full rent in advance for issuing booking letter for VISA. Is it a wise decision to… Read more »

buoyant
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buoyant

I would be self sponsoring my PLAB 2 trip. I would stay with a friend. How should I put forwards this in my cover letter and the application form? I would not attend an academy , but only practice for 3 weeks prior to the exam date. How should l… Read more »

buoyant
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buoyant

Thank you.
Then should I I just avoid mentioning practicing .However, I have to be there 3 weeks before exam. How best can this be put forward?

krishnakumar
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krishnakumar

Hey Ivan, I have been following your wonderful site for a while now. i have cleared plab 1 and i am scheduled to appear for plab 2 on JUly 20th. when would be the ideal time to start searching for accommodation? i have started applying to a few but they… Read more »

Anjali Nair
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Anjali Nair

Hi, Could you please give an average amount per night stay at the accomodations provided in the above link for Manchester and London? I understand that it depends on your requirements but what is considered as “not too expensive” when in comes to accommodation ? Most of the academies provide… Read more »

MA HA
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MA HA

Hello, can we mention an address of some one who rents room around academies. Would proof be required if yes what sort of proof be needed as this is a lady who rents room to students at her home

Faisal Ahmad
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Faisal Ahmad

Do I still require to provide invitation lettrer, tax & utility bill papers if I book a place through AirBnB? Or just the proof of booking will do?

Malvika Jaikanth
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Malvika Jaikanth

If I’m styaing with a family member would an ivitation letter suffice or do i have to provide other documents like utility bill,council tax?

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