United States Student Visa (F1 Visa)
F1 Student Visa General Information: The United States welcomes foreign students to American language schools, high schools, universities and other institutions of higher education. Thousands of learning institutions are approved by the USCIS to accept foreign students as full time students. It is possible to change schools and universities while being on an F1 Visa without leaving the country.
F1 Student Visa Eligibility Requirements: An applicant for a US student visa must come to the United States to pursue an academic program in an institution recognized by the United States government. The foreign citizen must have a valid educational purpose for coming to the United States and be a full time student. It is not possible to be a part-time student on an F-1 Visa. The student can stay in the United States for as long as he/she is enrolled in school. The student visa is normally issued at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate in the student’s home country.
Traveling on F1 Student Visa: Foreign students may enter the United States multiple times if they hold a valid F1 Student Visa. It is important that the F1 Student Visa holders have all the necessary documents and signed authorizations to avoid any problems at the U.S. port of entry. The passport must also be valid for a certain amount of time in order to be granted entry. F1 Visa holders can also travel freely within the within the United States.
Working on F1 Student Visa:
Students may work on campus as long as they are enrolled in school
Students may apply for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) to gain work experience in their field of study while being a full time student
Students may take advantage of Optional Practical Training (OPT) once the degree
is completed as a full time employee
Many students obtaining a bachelor or master degree in the United States go on to be sponsored by their employer for an H1B Work Visa
Download the F1 Student Visa Application. Instructions and Application Forms Included.
The F1 Student Visa Application Guide:
Information on coming to America to look for a school or degree program
F1 student visa eligibility and requirement information
How to fill out the application forms
How to apply at a U.S. Consulate
How to apply if you are already in the U.S.
Work authorization information and application
F1 Student Visa Extension information
From F1 visa to green card
School transfer information
List of all USCIS (formerly INS) offices nationwide
List of United States embassies and consulates
FREE F1 Student Visa Application Forms
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