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Apply for an F-1 Visa

An international student applying for an F-1 student visa at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad will need to present the following:

  • I-20 Certificate of Eligibility Form provided by International Student Services at MCC
  • Letter of admission provided by International Student Services at MCC
  • Financial support documents. Current proof of support that would meet expenses for program duration as indicated on Form I-20 (i.e. bank statements, awards letters or loan approval letters)
  • Passport valid for minimum of six months into the future at the time of entry
  • Two photos (See the requirements at: http://travel.state.gov/visa/visaphotoreq/visaphotoreq_5334.html)
  • MRV fee receipt to show payment of the visa application fee
  • The SEVIS I-901 fee receipt

If you are in the process of obtaining your F-1 visa, the following websites may be of help to you as you prepare for your visit to the US Embassy/ Consulate. Contact the U.S. embassy/consulate in your home country where you are planning to apply for the visa for specific information on appointment wait times and additional F-1 visa application requirements and procedures.

U.S. Dept. of State Information on the F-visa: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/types/types_1268.html

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