Applying for a Visa
Once you have been admitted to a university, the next step is to apply for a visa. This often causes a great deal of anxiety for students. Students have a number of questions:
- When do I need to apply for my student visa?
- What are SEVIS and SEVP?
- What should you know about it?
- Qualifying for a student Visa.
- Applying for a student Visa.
- Required documentation
- Spouses and children
- Additional Information
- Entering the U.S. Port of entry
- Staying beyond your authorized stay in the U.S.
- What items do returning students need?
- Students away from classes for over 5 months
- How long may I stay on my F1 student Visa?
- Optional practical training
- Attending a public secondary school
- How do I extend my stay?
- How do I change my status?
- Further Visa inquiries
You can easily find accurate and timely answers to all these questions by visiting www.travel.state.gov a service provided by the US government. The information provided is useful, accurate and timely. Hence, you don’t need to rely on rumors!
To find the embassy that is closest to your home town, please visit: www.usembassy.gov.
Your photo is a vital part of your visa application. Digital images are required for some visa categories, while photos are required for other visa categories. The acceptance of your digital image or photo is at the discretion of the U.S. embassy or consulate where you apply. For more info visit: www.travel.state.gov/visa.
If your visa is denied, visit the following link to learn more about why your visa may have been denied and what you can do about it: www.travel.state.gov.