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‘Begins Nov 24’: List of required documents for US International Student Visa



The United States Mission in Nigerian has announced it will open visa applications for students in Nigeria starting November 24.

The Mission however noted that an individual may be eligible for a priority student visa interview slot if the applicant is a prospective student seeking an F1 visa appointment and if he has not been refused an F1 visa in the past six months.

In a statement titled ‘US student visa surge begins Novemver 2, 2021,’ the US Mission said the visa requests will be filled “on a first-come, first-served basis”.

However, to make an appointment in Abuja:

  • Visit
  • Review the criteria and instructions to request an emergency student visa interview
  • Prepare the below documents:

*A completed DS-160

*An approved I-20

*Receipt for your I-901 SEVIS fee

*A GTBank (MRV) receipt for your visa fee

*A scan of the bio page of your current valid passport

*Your passport photograph meeting these requirements.

For students in Lagos:

It will take place on November 24, December 8, and 15.

E-mail all the documents [listed above] to [email protected].

To be eligible for a special application procedure, the embassy added that such “must be renewing a student visa that is still valid or has expired within the past 24 months and are renewing your visa either to continue participation in the same major course of study even if at a different institution or attend the same institution even if in a different major course of study.”

The applicants are required to present a passport containing the expired student visa, if that passport is expired, adding that a current valid passport and full transcript are also required.

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