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(US) Does the F1 visa include a detailed explanation of the CPT?

From a cursory look at the F1 visa conditions one would rightly have the impression that no work should be pursued whatsoever during one's academic stay.
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Does an Italian study visa allow me to fulfil an internship in Belgium?

I am an American Citizen with a Schengen student visa and I am studying in Italy but I am applying to an internship in Belgium. My studies require me to fulfill an internship for credit so this would ...
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Are STEM-OPT documents required for H-1B Petitions during First-year OPT

I am currently on the first year of F-1 OPT, and I just got selected by the 2025 H-1B Visa lottery. However, my first-year OPT ends at June 19, 2024 (as shown on my current i-20), and I am still ...
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Need visa for new born baby parents are tier 2 visa b

Parents are tier2 visa, pregnancy due date is may 8th 2024 and we have plan to leave UK end of July 2024. Parents’ tier2 visa will finish August 2024. So will new born baby need visa and NHS fee?
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Polish National visa (type D) refused, please help

My name is Akash. I hold a Pakistani passport and an Azerbaijani temporary resident card for one year, which will expire after 6 months. I have studied for business administration Bachelor for almost ...
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USA: J1 Visa Interview shortly before or after official start date -- is the a problem?

I want to enter the US on a J1 visa - I am waiting for the DS-2019 form, and I am afraid it might arrive only very shortly before my J1 start date, so that I might have my interview only just before ...
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F1 Visa Queries

My post-completion OPT ended in mid-February 2020. Covid-19 happened, borders were closed initially. Ideally, then I could have departed in August when tickets were more affordable, but circumstances ...
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Leaving Germany (and Europe) with an almost-expired PhD student residence permit

A friend of mine currently lives in Germany on a PhD student residence permit, which expires on March 31st, 2024. The friend had a falling out with their project; as a result, while they still keep ...
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My student visa (type D) expires 1-2 days before the final exam. I'm so confused

I’m a non-EU citizen and studying in a Master’s Degree in Italy. I checked my student visa, it expires on 24 January 2024, but the date of the final exam in the university is either on 25 or 26 ...
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Can I apply for an F1 visa while I am waiting for my H1B visa sponsorship?

I have a question about whether it is permissible to apply for an F1 visa while being sponsored for a cap-exempt H1B visa. I am a degree-holder who studied in the U.S. for 4 years on a F1 visa, ...
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Can I change my employers during my initial H1b petition is in RFE and is been answered

I graduated in May 2023 and began working for Employer A on my initial OPT which is valid till May 2024 and is eligible for STEM OPT extension. Employer A filed for an H1B visa on my behalf, and my ...
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Visiting PhD student in Australia - Temporary activity visa (408) clarifications

I am an Italian citizen currently enrolled in a PhD program at an Italian university, and I am planning to travel to Australia for a research period lasting approximately 5 to 6 months, starting in ...
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Fingerprint for a student visa at the Spanish embassy

I'm about to apply for a Spanish student visa. And I want to know whether they are going to collect my fingerprints at the Spanish embassy or not. Thank you.
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Could I convert a student visa to a job visa after graduation in Germany?

After an Indian national finishes their bachelors in Germany, can they convert their study visa into a work visa?
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Canada Study Permit: Please help me write the Explanation letter as to the Source of fund

My DPS 1, DPS 2, DPS 3, DPS 4, FDR 1, FDR 2. My spouse is also my sponsor. She is showing her DPS 1, FDR 1, FDR 2. As proof of money for the Canada study permit, we are displaying the aforementioned ...
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Is it possible to withdraw a German student visa application request?

I gave a student applicant visa to Germany Embassy in Kuwait, and it's be so long that I am thinking of cancelling and reapplying from my home country. If I were to do this, what would be the ...
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Is there an age limit when it comes to studying in Poland

I am 32 years old, Kenya Citizen interested in pursuing a bachelors degree in Nursing. I don't have any diploma or certificate. Do I qualify?
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French long-stay student visa rejection

My request for a long-stay student French visa has been refused stating: "You pose a risk of threat of public order/ public security/ public health". I do not have any criminal record. I am ...
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Visa for USA for short-term visiting PhD student

I am a PhD student in Spain and I plan to spend 6 months in the US to work on a research project (non-degree seeking student, not paid by the hosting institution, research stay not required by my ...
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OPT ended Feb 2020. Left USA in September 2020 after 150 days of SEVIS completed due to covid restrictions and expensive flight

I found that From 2020, international students do not begin accruing unlawful presence until an immigration judge finds a status violation in an immigration proceeding, or an immigration officer finds ...
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Will my partner be allowed to live in and travel to Germany on a spouse visa while I hold a student visa?

I am Indian, registered with the city, and have a valid 6-month student visa which soon will be converted into a residence permit for 1-2 years. My partner, also Indian, works in Dubai on a residence ...
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Can I start a 6-month internship in Germany under a Schengen visa?

I am a non-EU student currently studying in France, where I am residing with a French residence permit (titre de sejour), which in theory lets me do a 90-day internship in Germany. I have received an ...
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Can I apply for a D type visa for Germany when I already have a D type visa for italy?

When I learned that I was accepted from a university in Italy for the master's program, I applied for an long term student visa for Italy and it was approved. Then I learned that I was accepted to a ...
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CPT / OPT Second Degree

I am about to finish my masters in healthcare (NON-STEM) and planning to go for second master's degree in IT (STEM) without using the present elective OPT period. Can I use the OPT period of first ...
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UK Student Visa: How to freelance and study at the same time?

I'm considering going to UK to study for a University course/degree. However, it seems that Student Visas block freelancing. So, I'm wondering: If there's a UK visa that allows both studying for a ...
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Residence permits in Italy and Ireland

Hello I'm holding self employment residence permit in italy and now i applied for student residence permit in Ireland is it possible to maintain both of them or is it going to be a problem for me to ...
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Applying for student visa from a country which I am not a citizen of and staying there on tourist visa [closed]

I am a citizen of country A (Bangladesh). I want to study in country B (Germany). I am visiting country C on a 2 month tourist visa. Can I apply for a student visa in country B from country C (most ...
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Would I need to do anmeldung and get aufenthaltstitel if I come to Germany on a student visa, but leave quite early on?

Let's suppose I go to Germany on a student applicant visa, spend maybe less than two weeks there, would I need to do anmeldung still? Normally people say that you don't need to do anmeldung if you're ...
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Working more than 20 hours per week on student visa in France

I am a student who came to France last year and for a 1 year course and due to some unfortunate reasons I have failed my degree. Now, I am thinking of doing the same degree in the next year. I was ...
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US F1 Visa - Multiple schools and extending using a B1

I have received admission to a boarding school in the US and have been wait listed for another. The enrollment deadline for the school is approaching soon. If my waitlist gets moved up after accepting ...
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Do i have to renew my visa?

I am a foreign citizen and was studying in the US. I was dismissed from my university in fall 2022. My SEVIS record will be terminated soon due to failure to enrol in new classes. If I apply to other ...
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Short deadlines for a very good graduate program in Switzerland

I really want to apply to a graduate program in Switzerland (applications open now) who will provide a decision by the end of June. In the event that I do get selected, classes start on September 15 ...
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Pursue my masters again

I have enrolled for masters in Australia in March 2019. Amid the pandemic in 2020 returned to India for personal issues dropped my masters and working here since then. After three years being in ...
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Renew F1 visa stamp before expiry

I am currently in US and my F1 visa stamp is expiring in mid-April this year. I have a valid Canada visa. I was wondering if I can visit Canada and get a new F1 stamp before its expiry. Or do I have ...
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Subclass 500 visa for public elementary school?

The Australian subclass 500 student visa seems to be mainly aimed at high school students and beyond, but does include anyone from age 6. I can find little information about it in combination with a ...
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In which case(s) is a student with an F1 visa for less than 5 calendar years not a nonresident alien?

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/international-taxpayers/foreign-student-liability-for-social-security-and-medicare-taxes states: Foreign students temporarily present in the United States in F-1, J-1, ...
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Do I need to change my residence status [Non-EU citizen working in Poland]

I am an Indian citizen living and working in Poland as a Skilled Migrant worker. I currently work with a bulge bracket bank and have held the EU Blue-Card(Karta Pobytu) for more than 2 years. My ...
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Frequent visits to the UK

I would like to apply for a student visa in UK. Unfortunately, I've been to UK on 2018, 2019 & 2022 for 180 days. I need to provide 3 recent details previously in UK. Will this matter affect my ...
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Can my nephew from Mauritius come and study in France?

My nephew is 15 and will finish his current cycle of studies in September. He would like to continue his studies here in France and we are willing to host him. Online I could only find informations ...
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F2-F1 Conundrum

I had earlier applied for an F2 visa for my spouse and she is waiting to go for interview in November. About a week ago, after being refused last year, she has received funding in the Agric department ...
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As my blog is centric to southeast Asian audience so it’s not available in other countries. Can I continue writing blogs in F1 visa?

I have a small blog where I post marketing, branding, and online business development related articles. It’s been like 2 years now into blogging after graduation. As the blog is concentric to mostly ...
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For how many days should I book an Airbnb in order to get a French Student Visa?

I am planning to travel from India to Lille, France, and I was unable to find a room in Lille online. Therefore, I am considering renting an Airbnb for two weeks and using it as proof of accommodation ...
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Married filing jointly in the US: TN visa holder (resident alien) marrying an F1 student (non-resident alien)

I am a Canadian citizen currently working in the US with a TN visa (previously I was on F1 visa studying here, and I passed my substantial presence test during that time), and have been filing as a ...
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Date of arrival for visa

DO I NEED TO CHANGE MY ARRIVAL FLIGHT DATE??? I will be a student in Italy this October. I live in the USA. My program runs from October 24, 2022 to October 20, 2023. I have a flight to arrive in ...
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How does the consular officer decide whether to grant a 1-year or 5-year F1 visa to Chinese students?

I read on bu.edu/isso: The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) has issued guidance to consular officers in China that could result in shorter visas for a small number of Chinese students beginning June ...
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Should I book tickets of flight before getting visa?

I am going from a third world country to France for masters study. I am going abroad for the first time and no one from my family or friends have ever been abroad. So, there was a question in my ...
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Remote working in Netherlands with Residence Permit while wife is in University

My wife recently acquired a student visa through the University of Amsterdam. I'm working remotely for a US-based company. We're both US citizens. Our original plan was for me to get a residence ...
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Unpaid Leave in non-US Company on F-1 Visa

Is it permissible to have pre-existing employment with a non-US company, then go on unpaid leave, then enter the US and study in the US with an F-1 visa while being on unpaid leave with that non-US ...
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Unpaid Leave in non-US Company on F-1 Visa

When in the US on an F-1 visa, is it permissible to be on unpaid leave in a non-US company? As far as I know, working for a non-US company is not permissible on an F-1 visa, but in this case no work ...
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I'm 29 years old from Zambia, can I apply for student visa?

Is there age limit to get a Polish student visa?
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