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The following documents are required:

-A valid passport and any previous passports you have held which are still in your possession
-Fully completed and signed application Form DS-156 and Form DS-158
-Recent passport-size photographs of you taken on a plain white background. Face must be thumbnail size, full face, without glasses or head covering
-A police certificate issued within the last year if you are 14 years or older
-Original Form I-20M-N issued by the school you will attend, 901 form and acceptance letters
-Electronic verification received at the Embassy from your school that you have been accepted for enrollment
-Evidence of sufficient funds
-Note: All male students between 16-45 years must also complete Form DS-157 Supplemental Non-immigrant Visa Application.

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