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Case Introduction
Case No. IN-030
F-1 Academic Students
Brief Introduction

An F-1 Academic Student Visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by a United States Consulate abroad to an alien who is coming to the United States to pursue full-time studies in a US academic institution. Generally, the US consular officer has the total discretion to grant or deny the visa.
The F-1 Visa allows you to enter the United States as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, seminary, conservatory, academic high school, elementary school, or other academic institution or in a language training program. You must be enrolled in a program or course of study that culminates in a degree, diploma, or certificate and your school must be authorized by the U.S. government to accept international students.

Things to Know

You may enter in the F-1 or M-1 visa category provided you meet the following criteria: You must be enrolled in an "academic" educational program, a language-training program, or a vocational program
Your school must be approved by USCIS
You must be enrolled as a full-time student at the institution
You must be proficient in English or be enrolled in courses leading to English proficiency
You must have sufficient funds available for self-support during the entire proposed course of study
You must maintain a residence abroad which he/she has no intention of giving up.

Filing Fee

Visa application fee: $160
SEVIS Fee: $200

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Service Details

1. Provide “F-1 Academic Students” questionnaire
2. Provide document checklist
3. Review the personal qualifications
4. Confirm that F-1 visa application is appropriate for you
5. Prepare forms and guide to prepare supporting documents
6. Compose cover letter and application letter of the case
7. Make an appointment for interview with the U.S. consulate
8. Provide consulate interview instruction, including FAQ
9. Keep you informed of the case status
10. Assist you in response to Request for Evidence, if any

Service Fee

This service fee is the basic reference price, which may be adjusted case by case.

Payment Methods
  • Wire Transfer
  • Check
  • Credit Card
Free Consultation

Free Consultation will provide the clients with answers to general questions, for example, what is the priority date of EB-3 Free Consultation should NEITHER be regarded as legal advice nor analysis on certain cases NOR confirmation of attorney-client relationship. If you need legal advice or analysis on your case, please choose the Attorney Consultation service.

Attorney Consultation

$300 per hour(charging by hours includes time consumed by reviewing relevant documents, starting charge from an hour).