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What is an initial (F-1) applicant?

An initial F-1 applicant is a prospective student who is outside of the USA and needs to apply for an F-1 visa at an embassy in their home country before entering the USA to attend a school.

How do I apply for an
F-1 student visa as an initial applicant?

Requesting the F-1 student visa is not a difficult process, but it must be done properly.
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Complete the LANGUAGE ON Application for Admission

Submit the following documents:

  • Copy of passport.
  • Bank document from the student or a sponsor to show funds. (If the funds are from a sponsor, the sponsor will need to complete and return the statement of support. If the sponsor is in the USA the sponsor will need to have the statement notarized.)

Receive the letter of acceptance & I-20 from the school

Pay the I-901 SEVIS fee

Complete the DS-160 application and pay the necessary fees to schedule an appointment at the embassy or consulate in your home country

Frequently asked questions

Who can study English? What types of English students are there?

Anybody who wants or needs to improve their English can study English. Students can choose to take private classes or enroll in a part time semi-intensive course or a full time intensive course. International students who have or require the F-1 Visa (F Status) must enroll in an intensive English course.

I want to study English in the USA. Where do I start ?

-After you have made the decision to study English in the USA, the first step is to choose the location in the USA that is best for you. Choose a location, or a few locations, that you like and contact several of the top rated English schools to begin making your decision. Make sure to check that the school is accredited and has a good reputation. Take your time and ask a lot of questions before making a decision.
-Students with the F-1 Visa (F Status) can request a transfer at any time after beginning their course of study by providing a letter of acceptance from another institution.

Can I transfer from one English school to another?

Students with the F-1 Visa (F Status) can request a transfer at any time after beginning their course of study by providing a letter of acceptance from another institution.

I am a resident. What kind of English courses can I take?

Residents in the USA can choose to take private classes or can enroll in a semi-intensive or intensive English course.

Who is eligible for an F-1 Visa?

The F-1 Visa is a non-immigrant student visa that allows foreigners to pursue education in the United States. This includes language training programs and/or academic studies. Any non-US citizen who wants to study in the USA must apply for the F-1 Visa. F-1 students must maintain a full course of study.

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F-1 STUDENT
INITIAL APPLICANT


An F-1 initial applicant is a prospective student who is outside of the USA and applies for an F-1 visa at an embassy in their home country or another country before entering the USA.

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F-1 STUDENT
TRANSFER IN


An F-1 transfer student is a student who already has the F-1 visa (F status), is studying with another school and wishes to transfer to LANGUAGE ON.

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CHANGE OF STATUS APPLICANT

A change of status applicant is a prospective student who is currently in the United States under another visa status and wishes to obtain an I-20 to change their status to F without returning to their home country.

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TOURIST/VISITOR

Are you a visitor in the USA (tourist visa/ESTA) who would like to take part-time, recreational English classes during your stay in the United States?

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LOCAL RESIDENT

Locals who are American citizens or permanent residents can choose between full time intensive classes or part-time semi-intensive classes.

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