Tag Archives: F1 Student Visa

H-1B Visa
Strict H-1B Visa Norms – A boon for F1 Visa Students Indians and IT companies, the largest users of the H-1B Visas, are feeling the impact as the Donald Trump administration is making it more challenging for them to get H-1B work visas. On February 22, 2018, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (UCIS) issued a policy memorandum that said that its visa officers could seek detailed documentation and more evidence from firms to establish that they have specific assignments in a specialty field for the H-1B beneficiary. Secondly, these assignments would require them to stay for the entire duration requested on the petition. If the company can suitably demonstrate that the beneficiary can work on the assignment or project and complete it within three years, then the visa would be granted for the required period only. This has made the H-1B route more tedious and complicated for Indian companies.READ MORE
Types of Visa Interview Questions
  Types of Visa Interview Questions | USA Student Visa The sheer joy and feeling of euphoria on receiving the confirmation of enrolment from your dream university is indeed unparalleled. However, you are still one step away from living your dream, and that is - getting your student visa! Types of Visa Interview Questions It is essential that you clear the visa interview so as to secure the student visa. The way you answer the questions posed by the visa officer will determine whether or not you will be granted the F-1 student visa. Therefore, you must prepare well in advance for the interview. Types of Visa Interview Questions The interview is taken by a visa officer who will ask you a range of questions to ensure that your sole reason for obtaining the student visa is to study abroad. The officer can also ask a few unrelated questions to know yourREAD MORE
Visa Delivery


If your visa application is approved, your passport and visa can be collected from the pickup location you selected when you scheduled for interview appointment. When your passport is available at selected location you will receive an email and an SMS that your passport is “Ready for Pick Up”. You can track your Visa Status through various methods. (more…)

Sample Visa Appointment
Visa Appointments
Visa Fee
SEVIS FEE is the first step of the F1 Student Visa Application process. A student pays the $200 fee so that SEVIS can issue I20 and maintain records of students activities. Above we have listed all the various types of records maintinaed by SEVIS. In order to pay the SEVIS Fee go to the above mentioned link. Click on "Submit Form I-901 and Fee Payment". Fill the form which looks like the above image. Your name has to be as per the I20 name. SEVIS number is also given on your I20. Keep several copies of the receipt with you. You need to take this document on the day of the Visa Interview and OFC appointment, which we'll discuss later. You have an option to pay offline by printing the form out and attaching a money order or a cheque and couriering it to SEVIS. Link: https://www.ice.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Document/2015/i901.pdf Any goof-ups orREAD MORE