I made a huge mistake. My application is submitted and biometrics are done. Application is on it's way to UKVI. I answered "No" when I should have answered "Yes". In 2015, I was refused a residence permit to study in Denmark because the school I applied to wasn't approved by a government authority. I didn't know that it wasn't a government affiliated or approved school, and applied anyway. There was nothing wrong with my application though.

While filling out my UK Tier 4 application, I completely forgot about this. It was an honest mistake. What should I do? Should I contact UKVI? I have already got admission in a HEI in London and attached my CAS and everything with the documents. P.S - I'm from India.

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    There's an answer here but I am not sure if it's up to date. Commented Aug 12, 2020 at 18:23
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    The answer there addresses this with "You are at the biometric enrolment stage. At that stage the application is 'frozen' into their database and there's nothing you can do about it." So if that answer is correct then there is indeed nothing you can do about your current situation. Commented Aug 12, 2020 at 19:29
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    @Aburjwal The answer in the linked question is up to date. However since you’ve already given biometrics you only have two options: allow the application to proceed and hope that it’s not refused or cancel it, forfeit the fee and resubmit with the correct information gov.uk/cancel-visa The latter is preferable IMHO, the likelihood of a refusal (and a ban for deception) is probably very high.
    – Traveller
    Commented Aug 12, 2020 at 20:45
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    @Traveller (in support of your comment) the problem with allowing the application to go forward is that if its discovered at a later date, the penalty and outcome might be harsher (ie if they need to apply for another UK visa and its come to light then, a ban would severely affect studies or personal life in the UK for example) - the only sensible option here is, imho, withdraw the application, amend the application and reapply.
    – user29788
    Commented Aug 13, 2020 at 1:37
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