Studying in the USA
Depending on your course, the number of hours study per week and your nationality, you may need a visa to study in the USA. There are certain exceptions for courses with less than 18 class hours per week.
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To enroll as a full-time student in the USA following a course of 18 contact hours or more per week you must obtain an F-1 visa:
Before you can apply for an F-1 visa you will need a I-20 Certificate of Eligibility from Kings.
F-1 visa application process
1. Submit a completed Kings Education application.
Students must have a valid I-20 form to be able to apply for the F-1 visa. Kings Education will issue the I-20 after the completed application form is processed.
2. Make an appointment with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
Students must apply for a visa in their country of residence after receiving their I-20. The local Embassy or Consulate will provide students with specific application instructions.
3. Pay the I-901 Fee
The I-901 fee must be paid before the visa appointment. Visit this website for instructions and acceptable payment methods:
4. Bring all necessary forms and documents to the interview (visa application, SEVIS I-20, financial statements, etc.).
Kings requires the following to be able to issue an I-20:
- Completed Kings Education application form
- Student address in home country (must not be a P.O. box)
- Copy of valid passport
- Paid registration fee (no deposit required).
- Proof of financial eligibility:
- Must be dated within past 60 days.
- Must be liquid account (i.e., savings or checking, not investment).
- Must show funds to cover invoice amount.*
- If in foreign currency, copy of exchange rate for the amount should accompany financial statement (this should be done by Kings).
- Should be in student name or name of sponsor.
- If financial statement is submitted by sponsor, an Affadavit of Support must accompany the application.
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