Once you have received the I-20 form, you will need to apply for your F-1 (student) visa at the American Consulate in your country before coming to the U.S.
To apply for F-1 (student) visa, first go to - https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/forms/ds-160-online-nonimmigrant-visa-application.html for useful information.
For locations of U.S. Consulates and Embassies, visit www.usembassy.gov/
Processing of the F-1 visa may take days or weeks, depending upon your area. Allow enough time for this process. Find out visa wait time at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/wait-times.html
You should be prepared to provide:
If your visa is denied, visit https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/visa-denials.html for more information.
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