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Questions regarding visas for studying in a foreign country.

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Discrepancy of the length of stay between DS-160 and F-1 visa

In my I-20, the total course duration is mentioned as 7 years while in my PhD Assistantship award letter, my stipend is applicable till 4th year. Can you please tell me whether I should put 4 years or ...
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Will F-2 visa holder lose her/his status the day s/he files divorce/summery dissolution?

I searched on the Google and found out both divorce and summary dissolution filing seem to take 6 months to be approved/legally accepted. So what would be the status of someone whose visa is a ...
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How long does it take to get a Green Card if you win DV lottery while you are inside the USA?

If a student (F-1 visa holder) or his/her relative (F-2 visa holder) wins the DV lottery for a green card, while they are living inside the USA, how should they proceed with their application and how ...
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Use student visa to visit another country even after deciding not to pursue studies abroad

I recently got a student visa to go study a Master's in Germany, however, I decided to take a job instead and never really enrolled in the university (so no student ID in case it matters). However, I ...
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Convert residence permit to work permit [duplicate]

I have a long-stay student visa in Italy (D1 type) and I'm doing my master's (The first year is almost over). I got a full-time job offer, but I don't know how to convert my permit to a working permit,...
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I have germany student visa. But now I want Dubai student visa for bachelors. Masters back next year in Germany. Can I retain my Germany student visa?

I came to Germany on 15th Oct 21, on a Bachelors visa. But I am not able get my credits transferred, which I studied in India for 2 yrs Bachelor in Mechanical engg. I am planning to go to Dubai for my ...
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UK Decision Making centre requesting Additional information/Documents

I am applying for UK Student Visa ( Priority) and had given my Biometrics and documents for scanning on 13th of December. On 14th I received an email from the UK Decision Making Centre requesting '...
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Can I still study on a work permit in Germany

I am about to complete my Nursing Training in 6 Months and currently on Apprenticeship Visa (Non-EU Citizen) in Germany. Having begun my masters (Student Visa) and later switched it to an ...
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Can I take up a PhD scholarship while being enrolled in a Masters and having a Werkstudent contract?

I am a student in Germany with a situation like this: I'm enrolled in a Masters program currently. Will be de-registering (after completing 2 semesters) in March 2022. I will be starting a PhD ...
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Can I change student visa to a work visa before I complete my studies in Germany? [duplicate]

I already have a bachelor degree from an EU country, and the degree has been certified by KMK as equivalent to a German degree and thus I can use the degree certificate to further my studies in master ...
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Would having interned or worked at BARC, ISRO or DRDO make a person ineligible for US visa?

I came across a Reddit post where the OP was concerned whether doing an internship at BARC, ISRO or DRDO would cause him/her to be ineligible for US visa. OP stated that a friend of his/her uncle who ...
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What are the benefits of a Student Visa over a Work Visa [Germany]?

I'm taking a master degree in Germany, and I was going to apply for a Student Visa this week, but in the meantime, I was also looking for a student job, and I got an offer yesterday. From what I can ...
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F-2 visa for a dependent before F-1 status is obtained by a Canadian citizen

Travel.state.gov mentions for applying an F-2 visa You must provide a copy of your F-1 or M-1 visa and provide proof of relationship. You must provide a copy of your F-1 or M-1 visa and provide proof ...
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Change in the US contact's address in US visa application form DS-160

My husband has a US's F-1 visa. He is currently on his OPT (optional practical training). I am applying for F-2 visa (F-1 dependent). I have following two questions regarding the form DS-160 (form ...
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What is going on with OPT online applications?

I applied for initial OPT online with a receipt date of 12-May. According to https://opttimeline.com/IOE, online applications are hardly being processed (most days none are processed) while paper ...
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How do I become a French citizen via a higher education/talent visa?

I've been living in France just over two years now. I'm fluent in French (I have a degree of B2-language level, and I'm preparing for the C1). I'm going to start the second year of university this ...
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Pending OPT for 90 days after graduation

I am a F-1 student (doctoral student) and I am going to apply for OPT one month before my graduation date. I have read that it might take 3-5 months to receive my EAD card. I have also read that I ...
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Can I create a website with no-profit at the moment with the F-2 visa status?

Consider a person comes to the US with an F-2 visa status and has a plan to get his/her green card in the next year, but at the moment he/she likes to start a commercial website or mobile app but for ...
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Will my F-1 visa be expired when I apply for NIW-EB2 green card?

I am in the US with a F-1 visa status. If I apply for the NIW-EB-2 green card, will I lose my F-1 status? I am in the US and want to apply I-140 and I-485 forms concurrently. Edit: I also want to ...
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Germany: changing master student visa (after completed bachelor in Germany) to work visa?

Here is a summary of my current situation: Graduated my bachelor course in 2020 in Mechatronics B.Sc in a German University. At the end of my last semester I applied for a Master course at the same ...
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Travelling abroad after change of status F-1 to H-1B

I'm studying in-person in the US and graduating this month. I have recently received an employment authorisation document (EAD) for optional practical training (OPT), valid until May 2022. Also, I ...
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Get invitation letter and then find a place to rent

We are making an invitation letter for a friend (from Tunisia) to stay with us (in Spain) while she works as an intern. We already have the invitation letter from the company, but we still lack one of ...
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Travel restriction to USA from India for a PhD student (with F1 visa)

I am currently a 4th year PhD student (with a valid F1 visa) who came to visit his family in India for a short trip but then due to the unfortunate circumstances, USA put a travel restriction on India....
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Can I apply for a Canadian study Visa with an expired passport with assurance that I would get a renewed passport before I'm required to travel?

I cannot renew my passport early enough to meet the visa application deadline. Can I apply for study permit to Canada with an expired passport with guarantee of a new one before I'm required to travel?...
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Will getting UK student visa cancel my current Tier 2 ICT visa?

Background: I am working in UK on ICT Tier 2 Visa which is ending on 31st August. But, I am planning to join university on 14th or 21st September. I can apply for Student visa 3 months prior to start ...
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UK tuition fee Refund

I am planning on paying the tuition fees for my MSc at a UK university. I want to confirm if I will I get a refund if I get refused for a UK student visa.
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Is it possible to get EU blue card while on student visa even before starting the studies if I have a valid job offer in Germany?

I am Non EU IT/Software professional. I got admitted to Masters Program in A German University. I then applied to Consulate General in Mumbai for the student visa. I was planning to join university ...
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Withdrawing from a visa application: any negative impact for future applications?

Due to unprecedented circumstances, I might need to withdraw from my current student visa application (Australia) and re-apply next year. Will this be considered as a negative point for my future ...
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Long-term (type D) Swiss visa

I have recently applied for a Swiss national type D visa for my PhD studies and I am awaiting a response. My passport has a little less than 4 years validity at the point of application, but I have ...
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Changing my visa (student to work permit) - Germany

I`ve finished a master degree here in Germany. I concluded my degree on october/20 but because the corona situation I received a certificate just on the the middle of January. Then, the company I ...
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Is there an age restriction for a Polish student visa?

I am currently working for a finance company with 14 years in data analytics. Now, I see a hard stop to my career and I am interested in an AI/ML course, especially in Poland. Is there an age ...
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Fresh I-539 Reapplication after denial of Change of Status

I entered the US on 24th February 2020, my visa expires 2nd April 2020. I applied for Change of status from B2 to F1 Student Status on 8th June 2020 even though my I-94 expires on 23rd August. I was ...
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F1 Interview after 2 Tourist denials

My gf applied for Tourist visa in 2018 and got denied twice (in a span of 1 month) with 214b (insufficient ties) first time and for no significant change in the second attempt. [We realized that this ...
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Tertiary education expense for Expat children in Spain and Portugal?

I know that in some EU countries (such as Germany and Poland - irrespective of the country of origin - EU or Non-EU) tertiary education is absolutely free of charge if someone knows the native ...
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Can I monetize my YouTube channel on a F1 Visa in the US and get paid in India?

I have a YouTube channel and hired a content creator, who is in India, for all of my videos. I won't be earning money in a US bank account. My AdSense account will have details of my Indian bank. Isn'...
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Can two D visas from EU countries issue at a same time?

I recently got Italian Study visa D type which is valid for a year. Now I got admission from German university and i am more interested in Germany. Can two student visas from EU countries issue at a ...
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Confusion on the "5-month" Rule for I20

On the official government site, it is stated that a student's SEVIS record will be terminated if he/she "spent more than five months outside of the United States during an absence from school&...
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French student visa rejection

I am an Indian who was selected into a good French University for sports and tourism. I am going for my masters. But my father is an pensioned retired police officer. He is the sponsor for my studies. ...
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Back-to-back student visas for different countries (first Canada, then Australia, then US/UK)

I have a rather complicated question and would appreciate any help. (I will bolden the important and relevant parts to make it easier to follow.) I'm an international student currently studying at a ...
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Diploma translated to English in Germany

Is it generally admissible to apply to German masters programs that are taught in English with diploma that is apostiled and translated to English? I haven't yet gotten it translated, but should it be ...
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As an international student in France, can I apply for UK's tier-4 Visa (for a PhD) from Paris?

I have received a PhD offer from an English university. I am currently living in France with a student residence permit (titre de séjour étudiant). My residence permit expired on August 2020 but I ...
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Medical insurance for students in Italy

I am Moroccan. I recently received Italy student visa. I was required to present medical insurance in the application. When I go to Italy, I need to apply for residence permit. To apply, you need to ...
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Canada: will my student visa still be valid after I finish my studies?

I am a Swiss citizen and I used to be a student in UBC, Vancouver, Canada. I finished my PhD recently and moved back to Switzerland. For various reasons, I need to get back to Vancouver at some point. ...
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UK Home office - Lost Landing Card

I applied for Subject Access Request as I had a minor immigration problem with the officer before the last time I entered the Uk. They speculated that I was trying to live in the UK through frequent ...
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Can I change my F-2 Visa to entrepreneur visa?

My wife likes to go to US for her PhD degree. I have a programming company in our country that works around AI products. I want to know if we go to US, with F1 visa for her and F2 visa for me, can I ...
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CA Real ID Expiration Date

I recently applied for my DL and my California state ID card. I chose my California State ID card to be made Real. Also, my Cal State ID arrived before my DL. Both my Cal State ID and DL expire on 03/...
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UK Clean Slate policy

I am a US citizen and had few minor immigration problems one time when I tried to enter back in 2018 but they let me in after all. Last year in 2019 I tried to enter again and they let me in with no ...
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NHS debt and Tier 4 visa

I have been visiting the UK to take a few short courses ( On short term student visas) once a year and I would go to my GP to perform some blood tests every now and then. They never charged me as they ...
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German student visa is issued for only 2 months: why? and is it a common practice?

I have made a student-visa application to one of the German embassies several weeks ago, and today, I got my visa. In my application, I have stated that my studies will last at least 2 years, but they ...
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Can a F-1 visa holder teach an online course

I was wondering if a F1 student can teach an online course in the University they are attached to. Usually, all F1 students working as TAs are assigned only face to face courses to teach but there are ...
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