F1 Visa – Process, rules, work, status, employement, OPT/CPT

This article is all about F1 Visa or student visa that international students have to obtain to pursue masters in the united states of America. Before applying for F1-visa, the student must have obtained an i-20 from the SEVP certified school.

2 important facts about F1 VISA or student visa

– The consulates can issue your student or f1 visa within 120 days or less before the start of the study course

– The student must enter the United States before 30 days or less of the start of the course. This is the report date specified in the i-20

Student Visa / f1 visa Requirements

– Should have a valid residence abroad preferably permanent

– Proof that the student will be leaving US after the completion of the course

– Must have enough funds to support his/her course

F1 visa required documents

You need to get the common documents like I20, gre score reports, bank statements, loan approval forms, degree certificates, admission letter, passport, photograph and form DS-160

A student is eligible to reside in USA with f1 visa as long as he/she is a full time student. After he//she completes the course and other optional trainings, the student can stay for an additional period of 60 days as per the law

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