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Visa Information

You must pay the SEVIS fee at least 3 business days before applying for a visa. Follow these 5 steps:

Step 1
Complete the application process.

Step 2
CCSF will send you an I-20 document.

Step 3
Fill out the I-901 Form. Pay the SEVIS Fee of $200 by credit card on the internet here. Print a copy of your receipt.

If you do not have Internet service:
a) Ask our office to send you the I-901 form.
b) Complete and mail form to:

  I-901 Student/Exchange Visitor Processing Fee
  P.O. Box 970020
  St. Louis, MO 63197-0020

For express mail, send it to:

  I-901 Student/Exchange Visitor Processing Fee
  1005 Convention Plaza
  St. Louis, MO 63101

Step 4
Bring your I-20 document, receipt for SEVIS fee, to the U.S. Consulate to apply for an F-1 student visa.

Step 5
Get a visa interview appointment with the U.S. Consulate

Here are some links on the Internet to help you get more information:

If you have any questions about visas, please call or contact our office at:

Phone: (415)239-3895
Fax: (415)239-3804

We will advise you about what to do.

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