Visa & Passport Problems



13

Oct'18

Update 2018: Problems with US H1B and F1 Visa

If you have been planning on going to the united states for your masters, you must have heard about the turmoil after Trump became the president. There are tons of problems with US H1B and F1 Visa cropping up every single day, it is making life strenuous for students who wish to go to the United States for further studies. And for those who reside in the universities, it has …

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25

Apr'18

6 Top Reasons that Could Get Your German Student Visa Rejected

Preparing your student visa application is a lengthy and stressful process. You go through several procedures and at the end you have no guarantee that you will be granted the visa. No matter how many documents you submit or how well you think your visa interview went, there is always a chance that the embassy will reject you. The application procedure to get to the point where you get a response from …

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01

Dec'17

Donald Trump and the US F1 Visa Policies

Ever since Trump made clear his intentions with regard to visa policy for immigrants, the number of international students, especially those that follow Islam, have been understandably dropping. These unfriendly policies have definitely impacted Indian students as well. Irrespective of what religion they follow, the number of Indian students wanting to study in the US has been adversely affected. However, it isn’t all doom and gloom for students still interested …

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19

Jul'17

US Visa Interview Experience as an Indian Student !

The US Visa Interview Experience can be intimidating one. To make it less intimidating, one can read more and more experiences related to actually visa interviews. US Visa Interview Experience as an Indian Student One of the visa interview like this is shared in the video below. This experience has been shared by an Indian student who is joining Purdue University in Fall 2017.The student has been admitted to the …

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17

May'17

How to Change Name in Passport After GRE

I have read all your posts and I am happy to see that information on this crucial topic is available. But still my problem is little different. I have my name on the passport as Meenu only and no surname. My father’s name is PXXXX RXX. I have already given GRE and TOEFL with the name MEENU MEENU. on all my degree certificates my name is MEENU only. If now …

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14

May'17

All About SEVIS for F1 US Visa

Know about SEVIS fee for F1 Visa Interview. This article explains following questions about SEVIS fee. 1) What is SEVP and SEVIS? 2) How much is the SEVIS fee for F1 Visa – US Student visa? 3) How do i pay SEVIS fee? 4) How i20 and SEVIS are related? How much is the SEVIS fee for F1 Visa (US Student visa)? SEVIS fee amount is US $200 When do …

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14

May'17

US Universities with Lowest Visa Success Rate

Hundreds of Universities in US. what is the Visa Success rate for those universities? Out of All applicants how many will get F1 Visa? List of Universities that can get success in US Student Visa Interview. There are some rare US universities with highest visa success rate. Almost 80% of the students applied to those universities will get Visa. Universities with lowest Visa Success rate are the ones that have …

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14

May'17

Visa Chances if Brother, Sister or Relatives living in USA

As a visa applicant to the USA, this is one of the most common questions asked. Question: I am going to attend F1 Visa Interview for Fall semester. While filling DS – 160 I came across a question – Do you have any immediate relatives, not including parents in United States? I have my brother and sister living in USA. My Sister got married and my brother is doing MS …

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14

May'17

When to attend for Student Visa Interview

When to appear for F1 Visa Interview for Spring 2015. How soon can i attend for Student visa interview after getting I-20. One can attend student visa interview within 120 days from start date mentioned on form I-20. If start date on I-20 is august 18th 2014, you can attend visa interview from April 19th 2014. You are not supposed apply for visa appointment with US consulate before 120 days …

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13

May'17

What To Do If Your US Student Visa Is Rejected?

The F-1 visa is the one that is issued to the international students going to study in the US. Though there are other types of visa and with that you can enter the country but no admission will be given to any student without the F-1 visa. Obtaining this visa requires proper preparation and adequate interview skills as many reasons can cause its rejection. If for some reason, your application …

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12

May'17

Name Mismatch in Certificates | MS in US

Following is the email conversation with Praveen about variety of topics. University Selection Admission Decision Name Change in Passport Names between Marksheet, Blank Surname in Passport. This is lengthy article, but it has useful information to any prospective student applying to U.S. Universities. Praveen : How long does it take for grad schools to generally respond to packets and inform if the admit is given/rejected/waitlisted? Also lets say if I have get …

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23

Mar'17

Surname Problems – Passport vs Certificates, Marksheets and Documents

Mostly people panic after reading single blog post about potential problem they can face when names mismatch (or empty surname) in passport and  send an email or post a comment right away.  I received couple questions this week in surname problems (mainly Indians). Arun Asks My name is Arun M V. I came to know that last name is important in US. So, did Indian passport will be issued in …

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