To study in the US, you need a Student Visa, which is also known as the F1 Visa. International students who are enrolled in colleges, universities, high schools, language training programs and other educational institutions are granted the F1 Visa. However, students must be enrolled in an educational institution which is SEVP certified.
Follow these steps to apply for a Student Visa (F1) of the US:
- You must have the below documents before you can apply for an F1 Visa:
- Form I-20
- SEVIS fee receipt
- Valid passport
- Birth certificate
- Obtain a visa application from your nearest US Embassy/Consulate. You can also apply online.
- Submit your application form and pay the visa application fee. Make sure you create a profile and save your receipt number. You will need it to book an appointment for the visa interview.
- Fill and submit the Form DS-160. Make sure to double-check the information as all the information should be accurate and correct. Once submitted, you cannot make any alterations to the DS-160 Form. To book your visa interview, you will need your DS-160 number.
- Log in to your profile using the same credentials you did while paying your visa application fee. You will now need to schedule your visa interview. Once you are logged in, click “Schedule Appointment” on the left-hand side of your menu on the dashboard. You can now proceed to schedule your visa interview.
Remember that you will need to schedule two appointments:
- For the VAC (Visa application centre)
- For the visa interview at your nearest Embassy or Consulate
- Prepare to attend your F1 Visa interview on the scheduled date
Y-Axis offers a wide range of Visa and Immigration products as well as services for aspiring overseas students including Work Visa for the USA, Study Visa for the USA, and Business Visa for the USA.
If you are looking to Study, Work, Visit, Invest or Migrate to the USA, talk to Y-Axis, the World’s No.1 Immigration & Visa Company.
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