The Institute issues the required documentation needed to process a student visa application, provided that the students meets official eligibility requirements. Students with an F-1 visa must be enrolled full-time (at least 9 credit hours per semester).
After being admitted to an IWP academic program, please complete the I-20 Request Form and submit it to the Registrar’s Office with all required documentation. With your Form I-20, you can apply for a student (F-1) visa.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – TIPS FOR U.S. VISAS & CONSULATE APPOINTMENTS
一道本不卡免费高清Applicants for student visas should apply at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate closest to their place of permanent residence. First-time student visa applicants are required to appear for an in-person interview. In most consular sections, June, July, and August are the busiest months; interview appointments are the most difficult to get during that period. Students should plan ahead to avoid making repeat visits to the embassy. Please consult embassy websites or call for specific instructions.
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|.Some applicants will also be required submit . A separate form is needed for children, even if they are included in a parent’s passport;|
All applicants should be prepared to provide:
Applicants with dependents must also provide:
I-901 SEVIS fee一道本不卡免费高清 (payment for the I-20 form)
一道本不卡免费高清Since September 1, 2004, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) collects a fee from international students to cover the costs of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).
The payment of I-901 fees will be recorded and tracked in SEVIS, the automated system for managing information about nonimmigrant student and exchange visitors in the U.S.
Who pays the fee? The student wishing to enter the United States or a third party such as the student’s relative or sponsor. Spouses and dependent children (F-2) of students do not pay this fee.
How much is the fee? $200 for F-1 students.
How is the fee paid?
I-901 Student/Exchange Visitor Processing Fee
For assistance with an I-901 payment, please email fmjfee.SEVIS@dhs.gov一道本不卡免费高清 or call +1-212-620-3418.
When do prospective students pay the SEVIS fee?
一道本不卡免费高清Applicants who require a visa to enter the United States must pay the SEVIS fee before going to the U.S. embassy or consulate for their visa interviews.
The interviewing consular officer will confirm that the fee has been paid by accessing SEVIS. To allow for adequate processing time, the fee must be paid:
Nonimmigrants currently in the United States who apply for student status must pay the fee before filing their change of status application.
For urgent questions or problems, call the I-901 Help Desk at +1-785-330-1048.