Studying abroad can be an amazing experience, but the time spent in another country can sometimes be too short if you don’t manage your time properly. For example, maybe you were only given two months to complete your study abroad program, but there are still three more months left before it’s over. Or maybe you want to stay longer because you’re enjoying yourself and learning new things about other cultures and languages every day. The good news is that there are many student visa extension options available, depending on how long you plan on staying in your host country and why you need the extension in the first place.
Types of student visa extensions
An academic extension for students in a registered program who need more time to complete their program. To be eligible for an academic extension, your study permit must have been valid for at least six months and you must have been enrolled full-time or part-time in a qualifying program of study.
Who can apply for an extension?
The process of extending your student visa is similar to the process of applying for a new student visa. This can be done by either completing an online application or by visiting a Vaseba Immigration office. An extension will extend your stay in Spain, but you should still renew your residency permit and have it stamped at the appropriate police station before it expires.
The residency permit must be renewed annually before it expires and, as with a passport, this stamp will cost €60.
If you decide not to renew your residency permit and want to leave Spain before its expiration date, you will need to pay for two exit visas – one for the Schengen Area and another for the EU.
How to apply for an extension
If you are a student who is planning on extending your stay in the United States, there are a few things that you need to know before applying. Firstly, you’ll need to contact Vaseba Immigration Services. There, they will be able to provide guidance and answer any questions you may have about the process of student visa extensions.
Vaseba Immigration is a company that specializes in immigration and visa extension services. One of their specialties is helping international students with their immigration needs. The Vaseba team has experience helping clients with their student visa extensions and can work with you to find the right solution for your needs.
- Find out how long you need
- Study the rates and fees
- Apply or extend online today
What happens if you don’t get an extension?
If you are a student without an extension, you will not be able to re-enter the country and will have to apply for a new visa. This can take months or even years and can make it difficult for students to continue their education without interruption. To avoid this situation, applying for extensions should be on your list of things to do before your visa expires. The process is relatively easy but takes time to complete.
Best practices when applying for an extension
1. If you are an international student and your initial visa is nearing expiration, you can apply for a visa extension at the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. When applying for an extension, there are many factors that determine what type of visa you can get extended to. The most common visas that are extended include the F-1 (student), H-1B (highly skilled professionals), J-1 (exchange visitor), and R-1 (minister of religion).
2. To be eligible for a new visa, you will need a valid I-20 form from your school with the correct end date on it, along with other supporting documentation such as transcripts, financial records, letters of recommendation from professors, etc.