New Student Visa Application Information.


Visa Application Information

After submitting The I-20 Application and completed everything on The Enrollment Checklist, now it’s time to prepare for your student visa application. Here are the basic Visa application steps for your reference:

  • Wait for your I-20 to arrive.

    – The application form and payment ($200) for the SEVIS fee can be completed online at Your SEVIS number is located in the upper right-hand corner of the I-20. You will need that number to register.

  • Visa Appointment
    – If you have not already scheduled an appointment with the U.S. Embassy, you should make arrangements to do that as soon as possible. You can visit the U.S. State Department’s website to get more information on the Student Visa application process.

  • Documents to bring to the US Embassy
    • SEVIS I-901 fee receipt
    • Form I-20 (please sign the I-20 with blue ink)
    • Passport (valid for at least six months beyond the date you plan to enter the U.S.)
    • 2×2 photograph
    • Original financial documents to prove that you have sufficient funding to study in the U.S., Affidavit of Support if you have a sponsor and the official acceptance letter from Drew University.
    • Other supporting documents if necessary
      – *Each Consulate has different requirements, so please go to their website and check with them directly before your scheduled interview.

To find more information and resources on the topic of Visa application, please visit our general Visa Information Page.