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Important Forms Before You Enter the United States

Form I-901

Fee Remittance for Certain F, J and M Visa Nonimmigrants: You use this form to pay the SEVIS I-901 fee. You must pay this fee before you can apply for a visa at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

To pay this fee visit FMJfee.com

Form I-20

The Designated School Official (DSO) of the school that has accepted you can issue you one of two forms:

  • The Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Student Status - For Academic and Language Students
  • The Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (M-1) Student Status - For Vocational Students

Except for the name of the form, the information on both forms is the same. A student and the student's dependents must have a Form I-20 to apply for a student visa, to enter the United States, and to apply for benefits.

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