M-1 Vocational Student Visa
Persons who desire to enter the U.S. solely for the purpose of pursuing a full course of study at an established vocational or other non-academic institution in the U.S. must first obtain an M-1 vocational student visa. In order to qualify, the person must:
- Maintain a residence in a foreign country with no intent of abandoning;
- Seek to enter the United States temporarily and solely for the purpose of pursuing a full course of study at an established
vocational or other recognized nonacademic institution in the U.S.; and
- The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service must approve the vocational or non-academic program.