Letter request form

You can only request one letter for each form submission. You cannot save this form and return to it later, so gather all the details you need first.

To get your letter as soon as possible, make sure your term-time address is up-to-date in Sussex Direct before filling in this form.

Your details
Your first name and family name.
Enter your Sussex email address. This is the address we will contact you on.
This is your ITS username. It's normally two or three letters and then two or three numbers: for instance, ab123.
This is the eight-digit number on your student ID card, beginning with 2.
If you are a graduate of the University and do not know your Sussex username or registration number, enter "unknown" into the sections above and provide your date of birth instead.
Tell us your level of study or if you're an ISC student.
Your letter
Select which letter you need.











If you know which bank you’re applying to, tell us:

  1. the name of the bank
  2. the address of the bank
Maximum of 200 words.

If you need a visa to travel abroad while you're a student, tell us which country you're planning on travelling to. This will be the embassy we address your letter to.
Maximum of 200 characters.
Guest and visitor details

If your family or friends are visiting you (such as visiting for your graduation) enter their details below so they can use a letter from us to support a Standard Visitor visa application.

If this isn’t why you need a letter, you can skip this section and just confirm your submission.

Their first name and family name.

Add one guest at a time. You can add more guests below.

Enter this in the following format: DD/MM/YYYY.
Maximum of 10 characters.
Explain how they know you.
Select "Yes" to add another guest to your letter or "No" to move on.


Guest or visitor 2 details
Their first name and family name.
Enter this in the following format: DD/MM/YYYY.
Maximum of 10 characters.
Explain how they know you.
Select "Yes" to add another guest to your letter or "No" to move on


Guest or visitor 3 details
Their first name and family name.
Enter this in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Maximum of 10 characters.
Explain how they know you.
Select "Yes" to add another guest to your letter or "No" to move on.


Guest or visitor 4 details
Their first name and family name.
Enter this in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Maximum of 10 characters.
Explain how they know you.
Select "Yes" to add another guest to your letter or "No" to move on.


Guest or visitor 5 details
Their first name and family name.
Enter this in the format DD/MM/YYYY.
Maximum of 10 characters.
Explain how they know you.

Receiving your letter

You will receive your letter as a PDF to your email account.

You can then print this letter if you need to.

Find out about printing in campus computer rooms and the Library (link opens in new tab).

Tick the box to confirm the details submitted are true and accurate.

The information provided in this form will only be used by the University for the purposes for which it is being submitted. Any personal data provided will be processed in accordance with the University’s privacy notice (link opens in new tab) and current data protection legislation.