documentation for F1 interview
documentation for f1 interview - Visa USA Expert
Documentation for F1 InterviewHere is a list of documentation for f1 interview. Students from all over the globe write to me here and ask me many questions about how to prepare and pass the F1 Student Visa interview at the Consulate. They know they have to pass this face to face interview, in English, with a Consular Officer before they can leave their homeland and travel to the USA to begin attending classes in the USA.To help them prepare and be confident, the documentation for F1 interview includes a documentation checklist for your interview. It’s a detailed checklist of all the documentation a student must have when they show up for their interview and it also lists the documents they should be prepared to show in case they are asked for this information.Documentation for F1 Interview ChecklistRequired:Appointment LetterYour student visa appointment letter which you can make a copy of from the online appointment website for your Embassy or Consulate.Form I-20A-B [Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Student Status – For Academic and Language Students]You will need to submit this SEVIS generated Form, I-20, which was provided to you by your school. You and your school official must sign the I-20 form.Online Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application, Form DS-160You will need the confirmation barcode page of this form, not the full application.PassportMust be valid for travel to the United States and with validity date at least six months beyond the applicant’s intended period of stay in the United States. There are some country-specific agreements that provide exemptions for this requirement. If more than one person is included in the passport, each person desiring a student visa must complete an application.One (1) 2×2 photographSee the required photo format if needed.MRV ReceiptA MRV fee receipt shows payment of the student visa application fee.SEVIS I-901 ReceiptThe SEVIS I-901 fee receipt shows payment of the SEVIS fee.Be prepared to also provide:Transcripts and diplomasFrom previous institutions attended such as original Bachelor’s Degree (B.Tech/BE/or other) including (SSC/10th standard, Intermediate/+2 level) along with mark sheets from previous institutions you attended;Standardized Test ScoresRequired by the educational institution such as the TOEFL, SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc.;Work Experience CertificatesIf you are an employee of a company, you will be better prepared if you bring a signed certificate describing your work and experience.Financial EvidenceShow you or your parents who are sponsoring you have sufficient funds to cover your tuition and living expenses during the period of your intended study.For example, if you or your sponsor is a salaried employee, please bring income tax documents and original bank books and/or statements. If you or your sponsor owns a business, please bring business registration, licenses, etc., and tax documents, as well as original bank books and/or statements. If you are wondering whether to bring any financial information, you should bring it just in case.Tip: Read more details about financials in Chapter 5: Financials in the eBook, F-1 Student Visa Interview Package.Go USA!– MikeAll information presented here is from my personal research and my attempts to save you time and money when pursuing your dream of coming to the USA to study. Do not take any of this information as LEGAL advice – I am not an attorney, nor do I play one on TV. This information is gathered from a variety of sources including many U.S. Government websites and I urge you to validate this information as much as possible, just as I do when posting on this blog.