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Student Visa Documents - Checklist of Student Visa Documents

What You Need to Apply for a Student Visa


  • Form I-20A-B, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Student Status-For Academic and Language Students or Form I-20M-N, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (M-1) Student Status for Vocational Students
  • A Completed Visa Application; Form DS-156 and Form DS-158
  • A Valid Passport
  • A 2x2 Photograph
  • Transcripts and Diplomas
  • Standardized Test Scores
Required student visa documents can vary depending on the student and the situation. Be sure to read more about required student visa documents before you begin the application process.

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