Alliant is recognized by the immigration service and is able to provide foreign students with the I-20 form necessary to apply for an F-1 student visa. Our Admission Department is here to help students throughout the entire process outlined below.
o Copy of valid passport
o Academic transcripts from previous degree (foreign transcripts must be translated into English)
o Official copy of diploma or letter from school certifying graduation status
o Proof of financial responsibility
Pay the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) I-901 fee to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
o The SEVIS fee must be paid with information from the I-20.
o Print the fee payment receipt to present at visa interview at a U.S. embassy/consulate and at the U.S. Port of Entry.
o Complete the DS-160 online visa application
o Use the “BACK” and “NEXT” buttons that are part of the application and not the web browser's back and next arrows
o Be as completely accurate as possible with any questions asked and DO NOT submit the application until it is complete
o At the end of the online application, print the confirmation page with barcode that is required for all phases of the interview
o The U.S. Department of State provides additional guidance on completing the DS-160
Schedule and complete visa interview at a U.S. embassy/consulate
Arrive at a U.S. airport and clear customs at a U.S. Port of Entry with the following documents:
o Original I-20
o F-1 student visa stamp in passport
o Valid passport
o Financial documents consistent with I-20
Enrollment Counselor at Vatel USA
1000 Fremont Ave #5, Alhambra, CA 91803
91803 Los Angeles - US