Questions tagged [student-visa]

Questions regarding visas for studying in a foreign country.

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My Australian and New Zealand student visas were declined

My Australian student visa was declined in March 2016. After that I applied for a New Zealand student visa in june 2016 and it was also declined. What can I do now? Can I reapply again in both ...
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Can I still get my degree when my tier 4 visa extension application refused?

I am currently a 5th year university student in the UK, and as you can see from the date, it's quite close to graduation and degree awarding time. My situation is really complex and I will try to ...
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Can I study at two universities using a single Short-Term Study visa?

I applied for a Short-Term Study visa recently to study a short course in the UK. I haven't received a decision on my visa application yet but usually the visa is valid for 6 months. Can I stay on in ...
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Dates for F-1 visa: Offer letter does not match I-20

I'll be joining a fully funded graduate program in the US next fall. However, I had planned to go early (mid June) to do research in the summer for a couple of months. I also received an official ...
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Canada certificate program

I did my UG in engg from India and worked as media specialist for 1.5 years. Is it advisable to do a post graduate certificate program on Advertising - Creative & Digital Strategy from centennial ...
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Brokering Investment on F-1 OPT

I am F-1 US Visa-holding student with OPT authorization that is good May 9th through August 15th. I have an opportunity to broker an investment in a manufacturing company registered in Nevada, USA. ...
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Denied entry to the UK two years ago - will this affect my Student Visa application?

My question has already probably been asked before, but I'm looking for some insight into my specific situation. Some basics on me - I'm a Canadian citizen, am not married and am 23 years old. Two ...
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Dual national with B-1 visa, now need F-1 but on other passport

I am a dual national. My B-1 is on one passport, and I have a Caribbean passport and I wish to have F-1 visa. While applying to embassy for F-1 what should be said and will they cancel my B-1 on other ...
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Apply for H1B from F1 without OPT

This is a bit weird and complicated question. I am currently an F1 student in US doing my MS. I got an offer and my Employer is filing H1-B for me ahead of my joining the company (also, I didn't get ...
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How long does it take to get a Canadian student visa?

I have just received an offer letter from Canada for my student visa. How long would it take for me to receive the visa if I apply today? Also, how much earlier than the intake time (September) would ...
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J-1 visa home country residency requirement

I have read that most of the J-1 visas come with the 2 year home residency requirement. Is it possible to know in advance if my program J-1 visa would have such requirements? I'm a master degree (IT) ...
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Ireland student visa after UK tier 4 refused

I was refused a tiers 4 visa to the UK and any application will be automatically refused under a general ground refusals 320 (7A) (7B) using false document. Now I would like to make an appeal because ...
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restriction about leaving with visitor visa an comback with short term student visa? [closed]

My name is Paula. I am Colombian. I have stayed in the United Kingdom with a tourist visa for 5 months of the permitted 6 months. Now I want to go back to Colombia and apply for a student visa, to ...
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Change Of Visa Status From J1 to F1: No Reply From USCIS and About To Miss Semester Start Dates

Here is my situation: I have applied for a change of status from a J1 visa to F1. My university start dates is this Tuesday and I still have not heard back from USCIS. I have spoken to both my home ...
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German student visa to guest scientist visa

I have got Daad scholarship for PhD at DLR (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt). And I have applied for student visa, which I will get next week. However, the institute people are saying that I ...
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Can I use prepaid credit card balance for tier 4 visa?

My girlfriend is going to apply for the Doctorate Extension Scheme under Tier 4. The maintenance requirement is £2530 for 28 days. She has two accounts summing up to roughly £2500. She also has a ...
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Tier 4 (General) Student visa refusals

International (non-EU) students must apply for a Tier 4 (General) Student visa in order to study at a UK university. The general (common) reasons for a visa refusal seem to be showing incorrect ...
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F1 visa renewal - documents required for visa interview

When renewing an F1 visa with a valid I20 (valid upto 2017) at the consulate in india what are the supporting documents needed? Immigration help only lists supporting documents as supporting documents ...
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Belgium long stay (D) visa additional contribution requirement

I am attempting to apply for a Belgium long stay (D) visa for a study abroad program. Since March 2, 2015 an additional contribution of 215 Euro is required to be paid to the Immigration Office bank ...
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Student on F1 visa. May I accept reimbursement for interview travel expenses?

I recently bought the air plane ticket to attend an interview. The company says they will give me a check for it. I am in F1 visa status. Can I accept this money from the company, as I remember that ...
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Have valid study visa from a Schengen country. Do I need work visa for Swiss for a short internship?

I have study visa (Italy) which is valid for half year more. I am done with my studies and got an offer to work in Switzerland for 120 days, internship. Do I need a work visa to work there? If I need ...
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Converting Study visa Schengen to Work visa for short period? [duplicate]

I have a valid study Schengen visa. I stay in EU country. I have finished my studies and I have got an internship for 120 days in Switzerland. Do I need another work visa? If yes, should I be applying ...
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Working but not studying with a student visa in Canada

I have a 4-year-long Canadian student visa (issued in August 2014). I have both a French and a Swiss passport and I used my Swiss passport when I applied for my student visa. I love my life in Canada ...
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Tier 4 UK student general visa cap [closed]

I am of Ukrainian nationality. So I have studied in the UK for 5 years now almost (total of 7 years that I have been in UK, 2 years of college education does not count towards tier 4 cap I believe, ...
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UK student visitor visa refused, Erasmus Mundus scholarship [closed]

I come from Georgia. I have been selected for the Erasmus Mundus master's programme and received a scholarship of 42.000 EUR. This is a very prestigious scholarship scheme and a very reliable source ...
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Refused entry to Spain previously. Will this affect my Student visa application? [closed]

I am from Pakistan and applied for a Schengen tourist visa for Spain in 2013. The visa was rejected on the grounds the purpose of visit wasn’t clear and that they couldn’t determine whether I would ...
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UK Students: working and switching

A person is planning to apply for a student visa this fall to study at a publically funded college and the chances are really good that their application will be successful. They plan to arrive and ...
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Applying for MVV Visa for Germany from Netherlands? [duplicate]

Can one apply for an MVV Visa (study) for Germany in Netherlands even though I have an MVV Visa (study) for Netherlands and am not a citizen of Netherlands? I am a resident of India. If yes, how is ...
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Applying for a Student Visa in Germany from Netherlands as a Non-EU citizen?

Can one apply for student visa in Germany from Netherlands even though I have an MVV (temporary residence permit) visa (1 year) for Netherlands and am a non-EU citizen? I am a resident of India. If ...
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Going back to school with H1B

I went to school in the U.S. in 2009 for my PhD and graduated in 2014. Got my H1B just this year, but I want to go back to school for another masters (I want more electrical engineering training). I ...
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Can I apply for a student visa in Italy?

I am a Mexican student that will do an exchange to Italy. Can I apply for a student visa when I am in Italy? Applying for it in Mexico will result in a delay of my arrival.
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Visa ban for the UK. Does this also affect an application for a US spousal visa?

I was banned from the UK for ten years, for submitting a non-genuine bank statement while applying for a student visa (to the UK). My ban will end in two more years. I am now a spouse of a US citizen....
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Can a German visa be denied due to abdominal tuberculosis, even though it is not contagious?

Can the German Authorities refuse to renew a Student Visa due to Abdominal Tuberculosis? How should one go about the whole process in case of this Illness!
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Are we allowed to switch between full-time internship and RA in the middle of semester?

I am a PhD student on F1 visa (applies work authorization restrictions). I am paid as RA in our department (20 hours/week). I have an internship offer for summer which extends through first few weeks ...
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Overlapping French Student Visa and UK Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa

I'm an Australian citizen who is planning to take part in an exchange to France in Janruary of next year for six months. Following the University exchange I would like to partake in a year long ...
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Paying taxes as a non-working student abroad from the US

I am not sure if this question should be addressed to this group or the travel group. Sorry if this in the wrong group. I am a student currently living and working in the United States and I going to ...
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Applying for ACS skills assessment and student visa [closed]

I have applied to few colleges in Australia for my masters degree and I am expecting to study there starting from August. For this to happen I will also be applying for a student visa in a couple of ...
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Renewal of chinese student visa

I didn't want to stay for a whole year in China and, for examinations, instead planned to revisit. Now my earlier visa has expired and I have to go back for exams for at most couple of week. Which ...
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Getting paid for DJing services for a Student Group as a grad student in the same school under F1 visa

Earlier this month I DJed for an event organized by a Student Group in my university. The event took place on-campus, a few days after the term officially started (i.e. a few days after the first day ...
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How does US J1 visa termination affect a UK Tier 4 student visa application?

In 2012 I participated in "Work and Travel" student exchange program and obtained J1 visa. But because of conflict with my employer the program was terminated and I had to come back. The problem is ...
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What's the maximum time to leave once student status expires

If a non-citizen of the US has been able to live in the country for some time under a student visa, and their educational program ends, how long do they have to leave the country (e.g. before forced ...

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