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Step By Step Guide For Students Applying For US Visa-Kanan International-Vadodara

Step By Step Guide For Students Applying For US Visa

Planning to apply for a student visa in your dream country – The United States of America? Confused how to go about it? Kanan International is a leading foreign education consultant.

Our step by step guide will help you to clear all your doubts in a hassle free way!    

The United States Government provides three types of Visas –  

1. F1 Student Visa is required for students who wish to study in an accredited university or who wish to study English at an English language institute.

2. J Exchange Visa is provided for participation in an exchange program which includes both high school and university study.

3. M Student Visa is provided for students who wish to pursue a non-academic or vocational study in US.

First and foremost, students are supposed to apply in a school or university that is certified by the Student Exchange and Visitor Program. After which the applicant receives a form – Form I-20. Form I-20 is Certificate for Eligibility for Non immigrant student status.

How to apply for F1 Student Visa?

There are three major steps –

  1. 1. The applicant will have to pay SEVIS fee after which he/she receives Form I-20 from the designated school or college. The applicant must duly fill the form and carry it for the F1 interview.
  2. 2. The applicant than have to pay the Visa fee at the designated bank and collect the Visa form. He/She after filling the form must carry it for the interview.
  3. 3. The applicant is sup1.posed to schedule an interview with the US Embassy of India. Once the interview is cleared by the applicant, he/she receives it 120 days before the starting date of your course of study.

Read more: How To Prepare For A F1 Student Visa Interview

Which documents are required for Visa ?

The following are required for application of US Student Visa

  1. 1. A valid passport that is valid for six months beyond the applicant’s period of stay.
  2. 2. Non immigrant visa application
  3. 3. Printed copy of Form DS-160 (Online Application Form)
  4. 4. Acceptance by SEVP approved school and university and I-20 Form
  5. 5. Application Fee Payment for Student Exchange and Visitor Information System
  6. 6. Score sheet of exams like IELTS, TOEFL and GMAT
  7. 7. Academic documents diplomas, degrees, certificates
  8. 8. Passport size photo and ID Proof

Additional Documents required –

  1. 1. Evidence that the applicant has sufficient funds to pay off living expenses. Documents like financial statements
  2. 2. Financial undertaking taken by the sponsor to cover all accommodation expenses and scholarship program.

How Kanan International Can help?

Kanan International is a leading USA Visa Consultant In Vadodara. We with our experience and hard work are the second consultant in India to be awarded AIRC ( American International Recruitment Council) accreditation.

  • – We provide all the relevant information regarding all the leading Universities and colleges in the USA.
  • – Being senior counselors across Gujarat we guide all the budding aspirants about the document guidelines, process of application and visa procedure for student US visa.  
  • – Post-Visa Procedure guidance after the student receives his visa
  • – In-depth preparation for visa interview for the students
  • – A proper checklist of all documents and guidelines for proper form filing procedure
  • – Expert coaching by experienced faculty for exams like TOEFL, IELTS, GMAT, SAT and GRE.