Guide on How to Secure Student Visa to Study Abroad
Securing a student visa to study abroad can be confusing at times since the application may vary from embassy to embassy. However, being loyal to this basic guideline alongside the basis from the country’s state department where you want to study, will help ease the stress for you.
First of all you have to apply online which are usually done on a point based system. As long as your financial requirement are met and also sponsored by an accredited institution, then you should have the required amount of points needed for the visa. Don’t forget that application of visa differs so be sure to check for your host country of the basic guide to online application and other things involve. Below, are the standard visa application materials that will give you access to your student visa to study abroad.
Upon your application, you will receive a letter from your abroad institution on their own letterhead stating that they are sponsoring you. This letter should include things like your tuition fees, and room and board costs, proof of housing, etc.
Make sure you have a proof that you have a way or sponsor to settle your tuition: If you are not on scholarship, then you will have to provide the evidence that you can cater for your school affairs, either your personal account or your sponsor. So get that ready. If you are on scholarship, your then you will have to get an affidavit from the school assuming you are been sponsored by your home college.
Get your biometrics: By biometrics, i mean fingerprints. When you are through with your online application, you will automatically be redirected to book an appointment to have your biometrics taken. When time comes, you will have go to the nearest immigration, the embassy as the case may be or any place they require you to go and get your finger prints electronically. After that you don’t have much work.
Keep your passport ready: By now you should have your passport ready. After your biometrics and other assessments, you will be require to forward your passport and other documents to prove your capability of living in that country for a period your course would require. However, expect your passport back with your visa in it.
Have a quality passport photo: You should be able to find every county’s specifications on their respective visa website. Make sure you have a quality passport photo. If you end using poor quality passport, your application will stand a good chance of been rejected.
Nevertheless, it will be a bad experience not to have your visa on the day you suppose to leave so to avoid such heart break, start your visa processing on time. In stitch in time saves nine.