Can F2 visa work outside US?

No. Nor can you use to study in the US. It only allows you to accompany your spouse while they are studying.

Can I travel outside the US with F2 visa?

As long as you do not violate the terms of your visa, you should be able to change your immigrant status without leaving the U.S. If you decide to travel abroad before you receive your new visa and after your F2 permit expiration date, you may not be able to re-enter the country.

Can F2 holders work?

F-2 visa holders are able to live in the U.S with the F-1 visa holder. They are not, however, normally allowed to work. … You will need to file Form I-539 and provide proof that you still have sufficient financial resources to obtain an extension and to renew your F-2 dependent visa.

Can F2 visa holder travel alone?

No, there is no “restriction on the travel duration for an F2 visa holder when traveling alone out of the country”.

Can F2 visa work in Canada?

Yes, they will usually need a work permit to work in Canada. They must apply for their own work permit.

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Can F2 visa be converted to h1?

You can change your status from F2 to H1B if you find a job where your employer is willing to sponsor an H1B for you. Once on an H1B, the employer can start your Greencard process. Depending on your country of birth, getting a Greencard can take anywhere between a few months to a few years to over a decade.

Can I change F2 visa to F1?

Fill out form I-539 to change your nonimmigrant status from F2 to F1. The filing fee is $370 as of May 2017. The form asks for information such as your name, address, arrival date, current visa status, your I-94 number and passport details.

Can F2 work part time?

F-2 visa holders (the family dependents of F-1 students) are now able to study in the United States on a part-time basis. F-2 students may study in either non-degree or degree-seeking status.

What is the five month rule?

The five-month rule refers to the termination of your record in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) due to you being away from classes or not in status for five months.

Can F2 get SSN?

Dependents in F-2 status are not eligible for a Social Security number. (Students who will not work on campus but who receive a taxable scholarship should apply for an Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) for tax purposes).

Can F2 visa apply for driving license?

F-2 dependents are eligible to apply for a CA driver’s license and state ID since an SSN is not required for the application. More information is available on our driver’s license page.

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Does F2 visa get rejected?

F2 is a dependent visa with your spouse. The earlier rejection will have no bearing. F2 will be considered solely on its merits ( financials will be critical as they need to support F1 education, living expenses and additionally your living expenses).

Do Canadians need F2 visa?

F-2 dependents must apply for an F-2 visa from a US consulate overseas (exception: Canadian citizens do not require entry visas) and enter with their own I-20s.