If you want to study in the USA and need information on how to get a study visa in the USA from Pakistan then you are at the right place to get all the necessary information. It is very simple if you meet all the requirements mentioned below and convince the embassy officer that you have a good plan after returning to your home country.
First of all, you’ll need a visa.
Applying for the F-1 visa.
F-1 is a student visa that allows you to study in any school, college, university, or any other academic institute in the USA.
1-20 form from your chosen institute
1-20 is form that is to record all your information for the SEVIS(Student and Visitor Exchange Visitor Program). For applying to your chosen institute you’ll submit your proof of financial support. A bank statement is needed for the 1-20 form. If your application is accepted, the institute will create a 1-20 form for you. That form will be needed to apply for the visa.
Pay SEVIS fee online
If you pay your fee it will activate your form(1-20) into the SEVIS database. You’ll need to take the receipt as a proof for the US Embassy. With 1-20 form you’ll get a SEVIS ID. That ID will be needed to complete SEVIS form 1-901.
For a Visa interview, you need to make an appointment with your nearest US Embassy after completing the above steps. It may also take a few weeks to get an appointment at the US embassy.
Necessary documents for the visa Interview
- A valid Passport(Passport should be valid six months beyond stay period in the United States).
- Visa Application form and photo
- Fee payment receipt
- Proof financial support
- Test scores and marks sheet
- A student questionnaire form
Applicants should also demonstrate that they intend to return home after completion of their studies in the U.S.