International Student Services

How to Obtain Your Student Visa

Once you have received your I-20, you should follow the steps below to obtain an F-1 student visa.

  1. Pay your SEVIS fee online. Print out the receipt and keep it with your passport and I-20.
  1. Make an appointment with the U.S. embassy/consulate closest to you.
  2. When you go to the appointment, bring the following paperwork with you: