Students are welcomed in US who aspire to study here under Education Program. Visa is necessary to enter and stay in US and there are three types of Visa that a student can choose for his/her studies. A student must be accepted by University, Institution School or College in US before applying for Visa. Applicants are provided important documents by the institution and they can submit these documents within 120 days of approval of I-20 under USCIS. Student can travel within 30 days from start date of I-20.
This Visa is specially meant for the students seeking to get Academic Education in US at an approved College or University. English languages courses are also come under this section and need F-1 Visa.
F1 visa is a temporary student Visa that permits student from foreign countries to study full-time in any university, college, school or academy of US. Every university or academic institutions have their own rules for admission but all is done legally with US Law. Foreign students with F-1 status have to follow some criteria after arrival in US. F-1 students are required to complete their studies by the time mentioned in their form. All the information about the students is checked before issuing the F1 Visa.
M-1 Visa is must for foreign students who aspire for getting Non Academic Education in US.
M1 Visa permits a foreign student to study Non academic or vocational courses in US. Students can attend non academic or vocational school like trade school or practical training school. M-1 visa holders are not allowed to work during their study period. They have to show at the time of application that they are eligible to pay all bills and tuition fees for their course and stay.
This is Exchange visitor non immigrant Visa for researchers and scholars.
J-1 student visa is a temporary Visa for the foreign students who need practical training related to their academic program and is not available in their country. It permits student to study or complete training through approved government sponsor exchanged program while living in hostel as well as with American host family. J-1 Visa holders are eligible to study in degree or non degree course or internship that will be an achievement in their degree at their own country.
Documents are required for Visa according to its type. These documents must be completed and up to date as per on the date of application made.