How to get a student visa?
- You have to to have over 18;
- You have to to have chosen your training or course of study. For complete information on the courses and preparations for diplomas offered to you, consult Campus France;
- You must be accepted by a higher education institution.
L’student must justify of sufficient resources to the payment of the registration fees and to the first 12 months of stay. Holders of a Visa F-1 have the option of to work on campus for a maximum of 20 hours per week.
Second, you will need to make an appointment for a visa application interview and pay some fees. Under new regulations, student visas can be issued up to 120 days before the date on your Form I-20.
It must be said that this reason 4 is one of the most difficult to thwart in the event of a refusal of a study visa. Rather than dealing with a specific aspect of the visa application, it rather deals with the entire file and its consistency.
The news has just dropped like a bomb: you don’t have your visa! Your study visa application has just been rejected by the consular services. Don’t panic, CROOS provides an overview of the 7 most recurrent reasons for refusal, and the various possible remedies.
You will be issued a “student/student-competition” short-stay visa which authorizes a stay of up to 90 days over a period of 180 days.