5 Things to know about expedient Visa application on UStraveldocs
Emergency Student Visa – Understand how it works (see if you qualify for it)
Is there a schedule for student Emergency visa application? – #1
There’s a chance for a student to apply for an urgent Visa interview appointment.
This appointment could take place with either the US embassy in Abuja, or Lagos. This type of Visa interview appointment is called an Expedient Visa appointment.
Expedient Visa Appointment — US Embassy Nigeria — What is Expedient Visa Appointment? – #2
Expedient Visa appointment is a type of Emergency visa application. It’s for applicants that have urgent travels strictly.
(Four reasons that qualifies an applicant to apply for an Expedient US Visa appointment are listed on ustraveldocs website — I have studied the information).
Students that have a valid program of study within 60 days qualifies for the expedient Visa appointment interview with the US Embassy in Nigeria. Below is how it works.
Expedient Visa Interview appointment, for Students or Exchange Visitors (Nigeria) | US Embassy — How it works? – #3
Talking about how expedient Visa appointment works for students — ustraveldocs.com says:
“Purpose of travel is to begin or resume a valid program of study in the United States within 60 days
When no regular visa appointments are available.
This option is limited only to students and exchange students who are within 60 days of their start date.
It is also limited only to applicants who have not been refused a visa within the last six months at either the U.S. Embassy in Abuja or the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos.”
Document for emergency visa application. US student Visa: Expedited Appointment – #4
- Original Form I-20 or DS-2019 indicating start date of program within 60 days.
Emergency visa application for Nigeria’ US Student applicant. Steps to apply – #5
If the purpose of your travel is to resume or start a valid study program in the United States within 60 days, then you already (most likely) qualify for the Emergency Student Visa appointment with the US Embassy in Nigeria (Abuja or Lagos).
The steps (as listed on the ustraveldocs.com are listed below)
- Step 1:
Pay the visa application fee.
- Step 2
Complete the Nonimmigrant Visa Electronic Application (DS-160) form.
- Step 3
Schedule an appointment online for the earliest available date. (You must schedule an appointment before you can request an expedited date)
- Step 4
If the Embassy approves your request then you will receive an email alerting you to schedule your expedited appointment online.
- Step 5
Visit the U. S. Embassy in Abuja or the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos on the date and time of your interview