Student Visas

We are aware of various issues faced by international students starting from SEVIS; over the years, the firm has been very proactive in helping fulfil their American dream.

What Is Student Visa ?

International students who intend to pursue a doctoral, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in the United States should apply for a student visa. The type of student visa you need depends on the course you choose and the school you plan to attend.Students who wish to pursue a course in the United States can apply for the following nonimmigrant visa categories.

The critical premise based on which USCIS issues a student visa, and the applicant needs to support the same with the relevant document are :

  1. The applicant must have a good source of funds to help them during the stay without engaging in employment.
  2. applicant should maintain the intention to keep the foreign domicile and leave the US after study completion.

Different types of student visa

Students who wish to pursue a course in the United States can apply for the following nonimmigrant visa categories-

Who can apply for a student visa?

To be considered as an eligible candidate for a student visa-

  • You must be enrolled in an “academic,” “language-training,” or “vocational” educational program.
  • Your school should be approved by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Student and Exchange Visitors Program.
  • You must be a full-time student in a college or a university.
  • You must be fluent in English or enrolled in English language studies to qualify.
  • You should have sufficient financial backing to cover all expenses during your study.
  • You must maintain a place of residency outside of the United States that you do not intend to abandon.
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How to apply for a US student visa?

Applying for a student visa in the US is a 6-step process.

  1. Fill up the Form I-20, which will be provided to you from your college.
  2. Pay the SEVIS fee. After obtaining the receipt of it, apply for the DS-160 visa form, available on the internet.
  3. Pay the visa fee via authorized Citibank or Axis bank branch or through NEFT.
  4. Schedule an Interview and Biometric appointment
  5. Get your photograph clicked and your fingerprints scanned for the Biometric appointment.
  6. You will then go through a round of personal interviews and also be asked about your finances, college, course, and other details.

After passing these stages, you will be granted a student visa to the USA.

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How can we help with your student visa?

As you can see, provisions and documentation requirements for student visas can be hard to understand. Hence, it’s in your best interest to seek assistance from an experienced immigration attorney like the Law Offices of Prashanthi Reddy, PLLC.

Since its inception, the Law Offices of Prashanthi Reddy, PLLC, an NYC-based immigration law practice, has helped many foreign nationalists pursue their higher education in the United States.

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Our Newyork office :
🌏 505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1402, New York, NY 10018
prashanthi@reddyesq.com
☎ (212 ) 354-1010 / 107

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