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Questions tagged [student-visa]

Questions regarding visas for studying in a foreign country.

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Australian PhD related forums and online Inquiry consultants

How to get into the sponsored PhD programs in University of Melbourne or University of Sydney? I am an Electronics engineering student and have Masters in Photonics (Optical sensing). I have found a ...
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Can I keep staying in France after I enter it without a visa?

I’m going to France to study French. My plan is take the course for 10 weeks and I enter it without a visa. I’m from a country that allows me to stay in the Schengen for 90 days without a visa. Now ...
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About National D visa withdraw

I got national D visa for study in Gemany but now i want to go france for study where i have already got admission. Please help me out with this. Is it possible to withdraw and then apply to france.is ...
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fingerprints for Schengen visa vs national visa

I applied for student visa for Czech republic visa (D) but was refused and they took my fingerprints during the process , now I want to apply for polish student visa so I'm confused about previous ...
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Error with IRP card details

I have received my Irish Residence Permit a few months back but I didn't check the data written over that. But now, I checked the card and realized that Valid Till date is different as that of the ...
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Can I go to Netherlands for thesis(6 months) on student visa which I got in Germany?

I am a non-Eu Master student in Germany. For this, I got a student visa (Schengen -type D). I have got an offer from a university in the Netherlands for the thesis. My question is on this visa can I ...
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Can I apply for a student visa in Spain once I enter the Schengen as a visa-free traveler?

I'm considering learning Spanish in a language school in Spain, but it would be after I entered the Schengen area for 90-days visa-free and stayed for a while. So for example: Enter the Schengen on ...
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Overstaying visa waiver while waiting for residency permit in Belgium?

I'm an Australian citizen who entered Belgium under Schengen Visa waiver program and applied for residency permit (autorisation de séjour) to study here for a year. However, application processing is ...
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I need to know more about applying for a 10 years visa

I am applying for a study visa in the UK I can you tell me if I can do so on a 10 years visa
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Can I get married while on STEM extension EAD

I am an Indian national living in the USA. I completed my Master's degree and I am currently employed. I am on OPT STEM extension. My F-1 visa expires in May 2019, but my EAD is valid until May 2020. ...
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Switch from student visa tier 4 to youth mobility

Is it possible to move from study visa for 3 years under tier 4 to to youth mobility if in the Commonwealth? I should explain: I'm currently studying for 3 years in the UK following which I plan to ...
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Is it possible to enter Canada again after being given removal order?

I was a student in Canada from 2014-2016, I deserted college program in 2015 due to severe depression and couldn't continue the program but I stayed back in Canada till mid 2016 without knowing I ...
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Can F2 visa holder apply to get a licence as a physical therapist in USA?

I have an F2 visa. I hold a Physical therapy (PT) bachelor from the outside USA. I contacted Tennesse board of Physical therapy to apply for a licence for PT. They send me the requirements which I can ...
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British and Iranian couple moving to mainland Europe together. Easiest way to get a visa?

Note: I have increased the specifity of this question, as well as adding information which was not available when it was first asked. My partner and I would like to move to mainland Europe together. ...
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Applying for a Sweden student visa while in UK as a student for an Indian citizen

My question is similar to Applying for a Student Visa in Germany from Netherlands as a Non-EU citizen? I am a student in UK enrolled in a Masters program. I recently finished my Masters (September, ...
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Signs of weak ties to your country of citizenship?

If you've been away from your home country for over 15 years, is that seen as weak ties to your home country when applying for an American student visa? I am a Taiwanese citizen and I'm now living in ...
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Can I study French at France without visa (Schengen rule) or need a student visa?

I'm considering learning French at France, and as a Japanese citizen I can stay for up to 90 days at the Schengen area without any visa. Now, in order to obtain the student visa, I must go back to ...
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Does prior overstay as a minor increase chances of being rejected for F1 visa (US)?

I have a friend who's applying for a F1 visa. His parents brought him to the US when he was little (8.5 years old), but he left once he turned 18 with his parents and hasn't attempted to re-enter the ...
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How to stay in the UK after the exchange program?

I'm going as a university exchange student to the UK (to Bradford University) for 6 months. The program I'm participating is the Erasmus+. The visa I'm applying for is a short-term student visa. ...
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I need to apply for a national D visa in Italy but have no country of residence

I am a Brazilian citizen, however I have just completed my undergraduate degree in the UK (my visa is expiring in one week) and my parents live in Germany. I have been accepted into a masters ...
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Visa renewal and working Visa

Am having difficulties with my visa renewal at prefecture Lyon France. I am from Nigeria and my husband is currently doing his PhD in France, we both have a long stay visa for three years, My visa is ...
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Working remotely for a foreign company in Canada as a dependent of a student

I have question about visas and working in Canada. My wife is going to study in Canada for a year or two so me and our 2 children are going with her as so-called "dependents" on her visa. We ...
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I am on B1/B2 visa and want to open a credit union account in the US. Can I apply for ITIN to do this? Is this a bad idea?

I am on a B1/B2 visa and want to open a Boeing Employee Credit Union (BECU) checking/savings account in Washington State. My purpose is so that I could have a checking/savings account with 0 USD ...
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Please I need interpretation of the visa denial letter from the French consulate

I want to reapply for a student visa in France, but I do not understand why the first visa was denied. The rejection letter states that "you have not submitted sufficient evidence allowing the ...
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When should my spouse file i-485 (her visa expires in 1 month)

I have applied for NIW program and decided to file my I-485 before my I-140 is approved. However, my spouse who is on F1-OPT visa is still waiting for her H-1B visa to be issued. Her OPT will be ...
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Is there a way to get a Masters Degree in CS/IT in the USA while at the same time working part-time?

As a family man currently settled in the Philippines, I want to further my Software Engineering career and success for my family (I want to do it along with my wife and baby as I don’t want to miss ...
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Processing time after notice of approval

I am on an F-1 visa and applied for OPT on May 25th, 2018. My OPT was approved on August 24th and I have received my notice of approval. However as of August 31, the online status says that my card is ...
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UK Tier 5 Visa and cancellation of previous Tier 4 visa

I am now under a Tier 4 Visa expiring on 29 Jan 2019. I need to go back to Canada to apply for a Tier 5 YMS in September. However, I would like my Tier 5 to start only on the 1st of January, to get ...
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Nonimmigration Intent as Travelling with American Significant Other

I am a non-resident alien (F-1, student visa) in the US who wants to travel with my significant other (US citizen) to my home country. If we buy a plane ticket together, am I damaging my ability to ...
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Can a F1 student in the US do a CPT internship the first summer if the student arrived after the beginning of the academic year?

I read on https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/complete-correct-form-i-9/complete-section-1-employee-information-and-attestation/foreign-academic-students (mirror): F-1 students may not work off-...
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Is reckless driving combined with open container a CIMT that can lead to deportation in the USA?

I am an F1 student in the USA and recently entered a guilty plea for reckless driving and open container. Is this combination considered a CIMT that can lead to deportation? This is my first and only ...
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Am I allowed to get income from Google AdSense based on OPT authorization if my major is computer science? [closed]

I am a recently graduated F-1 student in the US and I have already gotten approved post-completion OPT. My major was computer science. I have 3 questions about Google AdSense income in the US. I ...
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Can I re-apply for a Canada student visa after getting it cancelled?

I cancelled my student visa and came back to my home country due to some family reasons, however now that everything is sorted in my home I wish to apply for a student visa again with a proper ...
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J1 visa for PhD refused twice. Can I still reapply?

I want to reapply for a J1 visa for my PhD after two rejections with no reason given. I have funding plus a signed bond with home government for five year compulsory service and everything. I want to ...
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I'm applying for a study permit in Canada at the port of entry. What country do I list as the country where I'm applying?

I'm a US citizen applying for a study permit in Canada at the port of entry, when I arrive in Canada. The application, which I am completing ahead of time, asks for the "country or territory where ...
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Marriage in Germany between EU and non-EU citizen

My girlfriend (coming from Iran) and I (male, coming from Spain) are living and studying in Germany. She has been in Germany for more than 6 years with a study visa. We want to get married. These ...
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How would postponing my USA travel until next semester affect my F1 visa?

I have an I-20 for the Fall 2018 session and got my F1 visa approved. My college starts on the second week of August. Due to some family emergency, I need to postpone my travel for next semester, i.e. ...
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If I'm moving from the US to Canada on a study permit, do I need to make sure my U.S. driver's license reflects my most recent US address?

I am moving from the US to Canada for 5 years on a study permit. My U.S. driver's license does not reflect my current address, it has my previous address. My husband's license also has his previous ...
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I am a US citizen applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry (when I fly into Canada). Do I need an eTA to board my flight?

I am a US citizen and I am applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry, when I fly into Canada to immigrate. The CIC website says: In order to apply for a study permit at an air POE,...
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Italy student visa question

I'm going to apply soon for my student visa for Italy as I'm going to study for a Master's degree for 2 years I have a question about 2 documents. Proof of accomodation. My university won't publish ...
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Short term student visa UK interview

I am applying for a short-term student visa for the UK. It is a European exchange student program (Erasmus). This Friday I have an appointment at the visa application center. Do I have to attend an ...
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Does calling USCIS on an OPT application before 75 days slow down processing time?

On this site from 2016, it reports, After applying for OPT, how long should I wait before trying to contact USCIS. Please note that excessive contact with USCIS can actually slow down your OPT ...
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Suggestion for F1 visa second attempt 15 days after the first attempt

I am an international student from Bangladesh. My first F1 visa attempt has been denied, and I will try again on the 8th of July. As not much has changed since the last time, how do I tackle the ...
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First time F1 visa went wrong and rejected. Help me rectify for 2nd time! [closed]

Below is my conversation with the Visa Officer (VO). I tried to recreate the conversation as best as I could remember. I have another appointment for the visa interview in a week. Please help me ...
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Does the time spent in OTHER Schengen countries on a D visa count towards the 90 tourist days?

Situation: I'm a U.S. citizen who studied abroad in France for a year using the type D long stay visa. While studying in France on my visa, I traveled to other Schengen countries for around 90 days ...
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Sworn translation of latest obtained diploma

I need a sworn French translation of my latest diploma, but from my understanding that translation companies in the US are not "sworn" translations. How should I go about getting my diploma translated?...
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What is my country of permanent residence for UK visa purposes?

I am filling out a UK student visa application, and it asks for my "country of permanent residence," but it does not provide a definition for this term. I currently reside outside of my country of ...
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Can I apply for a French long-stay visa in France?

I am an American student who will be studying abroad in Paris. I am studying in France for 1 month this summer (July 3 to August 13) and then returning August 24 to stay for the year. I obviously will ...
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Does a bank letter for a UK Tier 4 visa require one to disclose their exact balance?

One of the UK Tier 4 visa requirements is to provide financial evidence demonstrating that one can fund the cost of their studies and living expenses in the UK. According to Section 227 (iii), one may ...
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Proof of income student visa extension Germany

I'm a international student (non-EEU) and a scholarship holder obtaining Master's Degree in Germany. I initially planned to finish my studies in 4 semesters but due to certain circumstances I need ...