Questions tagged [student-visa]

Questions regarding visas for studying in a foreign country.

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Student visa for an exchange program combined with tourism in Canada?

I'm planning to study in Canada as an exchange student for the Spring semester (January-April). It is okay to study in travel visa which allows me to stay at Canada for 6 months. But my plan is study+...
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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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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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Does a student coming to Canada for less than 6 months with a travel allowance need a work visa or study permit?

Why I'm coming to Canada: I'm currently a fourth year undergraduate engineering student holding an Indian passport. I've been accepted for a 6-month thesis at Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec. ...
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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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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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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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J1 Research Scholar visa and 12 months bar [closed]

I have been on a J1 student intern visa this spring, visa covering the period from Feb 9, 2015 to Aug 7, 2015 (180 days, or 5 months and 25 days). Am I subject to the twelve months bar that comes with ...
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Can I use my Bachelor's Degree as qualification to find a job in Germany, even if I do a Master's Degree there in another field?

This seems to be slightly confusing to me, because the regulations state that the job that a foreign student graduated from a Germany university can take "should be related to his/her field of study" ...
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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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Clerical error in Tier 4 student visa application

If I have made a minor clerical error / typo in my application, can I notify UKVI using the online form? It's not possible to change anything on the application, but can they attach a note to the ...
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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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Can I enter the US on my B1/B2 visa during leave of absence from F1 program?

I am an F1 student on a leave of absence from my PhD program. I want to attend a 5-day conference in the USA. Can I enter using my valid B1/B2 visa? This entry will only be for the conference; I will ...
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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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Switching from a Schengen business visa to a student visa in Belgium

I am a non EU national, who already has a business visa C for 5 years (multiple entry) for Schengen area which allows me to stays 90 days at once. Meanwhile, I have been accepted at a university in ...
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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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Can I provide both my Personal and My Parent's bank statement for Student visa purposes?

I am applying for the Spanish Student Visa and would like to know whether I can submit both my personal ($16k) and Parent's bank statement (50k) along with the notarized authorization letter, as its a ...
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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 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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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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Extending California Driver's Licence during 60 days grace period? [closed]

My STEM OPT is expiring in June 30,2015 and hence my driver's license. I called the DMV legal presence department and they said they can't extend my DL for that period. I have applied for another ...
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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 work remotely in Canada on a student permit?

I'm planning to study at an accredited university in Canada for 3 years. Can I do remote work for US companies with just a student permit, or will I have to get a work visa? EDIT: Does working as a ...
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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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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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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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F1 student in the US: can I visit another University for one term?

As an F1 student in the US, can I visit another University in the US for one term to carry out some research project with a professor there?
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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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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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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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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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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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F1 visa in the USA: should off-campus work that takes place outside the US be approved by the USCIS?

I am an international graduate student under F1 visa in the USA. If I perform some work outside the USA, should that work be approved by the USCIS? On the page "Employment" (ICE) I read that:...
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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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