A student from Equatorial Guinea that plans to travel to Spain to study for longer than three months need to get a Spanish student visa (Type D visa). You need to have been offered admission into a Spanish school before you begin the process of getting a student visa as you will be required to provide an original copy of your acceptance letter. The acceptance letter must state the details of the study you intend to take in Spain, including the hours of study per week (not less than 20 hours). You are to fill a Spanish visa application form accurately and completely before submitting. If your application form is not correctly filled in, the processing of your visa request may be delayed. Your passport must be valid for not less than three months beyond the date you intend to leave Spain and have at least two blank pages for visa stamps. You need to obtain a medical certificate confirming that you do not have any diseases that would require you to be quarantined. You must also provide proof that you have travel insurance with a minimum coverage of €30,000 to cover the entire duration of your stay in Spain. You also need to provide proof that you have the means to support yourself financially for the entire duration of your stay in Spain. Such proof could be scholarship details, a Spanish bank showing sufficient funds or a letter of sponsorship from your parents or guardians assuming full responsibility for your financial needs. You are required to provide a police record confirming you do not have any pending criminal case. This document must be issued within the last five years to be valid. Applicants with an ongoing criminal case will not be issued this visa. If you are a minor travelling to Spain, you are required to submit a copy of your birth certificate and a letter signed by both parents or guardians declaring their consent. While the application for this visa usually takes 15 days, the period can extend to 30 days for specific reasons. You are thus advised to begin your application as soon as possible. You also need to obtain a Spanish student residence permit if you intend to study in Spain for more than 6 months. This permit should be obtained within 30 days of entering Spain from a police station or your local Foreign Office. The following documents are needed for a Spanish student residence permit application : Your passport having a validity of at least six months. Completed residence permit application form, which can be obtained from the office you want to apply for the permit. Photocopy of your passport stamp showing your entry into Spain. Acceptance letter from the school confirming your course of study. Three passport-size photographs. Letter of residency that confirms that you are residing in Spain. This letter can be obtained at the police station by presenting your valid passport, rental contract or utility bill. Once your application is approved, you’ll be given a student residence permit/card. This permit is valid for a year and can be renewed every year for five years as long as your studies continue. The student residence permit authorises its holder to work either part-time or in a temporary position for up to 20 hours per week, as long as it does not interfere with their studies and you are not using the money you earn to support yourself while you are in Spain.
The South African student visa allows foreign students to study in any educational institution in the country for more than 90 days. To apply for this visa you must have received an admission offer from a South African school. You are to submit an official letter of acceptance from the South African school you will be studying, confirming provisional acceptance and the duration of the course. The passport used for your visa application must have a minimum validity of 30 days beyond your departure date from South Africa. You must have at least two unused visa pages left in your passport. An accurately completed and signed visa application form must be submitted. You are required to provide proof of your financial ability to cater to all your expenses in South Africa (including paying for the tuition fees). You must also provide proof of medical cover for the entire duration of your stay in the country. If the government of your country will be sponsoring your studies, you must submit a signed undertaking from the relevant government to take full responsibility for you while in South Africa. As proof that you intend to return to your country of origin once you are through with your studies, you are required to provide a copy of your return flight ticket or the cash deposit equivalent to the value of a return ticket. Applicants above 18 years are required to submit a police clearance certificate with their visa application. If you have a pending police case, it might delay the processing of your visa application. If you are a minor, you must present your original birth certificate and a letter of guardianship from a resident in South Africa who will act as your guardian for the duration of your stay. This letter must clearly show their contact details. As a minor you are also required to provide a signed letter of consent from both your parents or guardians in your country, approving your travel to South Africa. If one parent has sole custody, then consent letter from only one parent is required along with proof of sole custody.
The Israeli student visa (A/2) is issued to foreign nationals who intend to travel to Israel to study. Before you apply for the Israeli student visa, you must have been offered admission to study in an educational institution in Israel. The letter must be signed by a university representative. An original Equatorial Guinea passport used for your visa application must be valid for at least 6 months after your program ends. An A/2 visa application form must be accurately filled, signed and submitted with 2 recent colour passport photos. Travel insurance that covers the first month of your stay in Israel must be provided. You must submit a formal invitation from the university in Israel. This invitation letter should state your room details, health insurance and the starting and finishing date of your program. The original copy of your birth certificate must be submitted. Proof of payment of the visa fee must be provided.
Foreign nationals who want to travel to Brazil to study, partake in an exchange or internship program must apply for a Brazilian student visa. You must have received an admission offer from a Brazilian school before you can apply for a student visa as you will be required to present the original copy of your acceptance letter. The acceptance letter must state your full name, the programme you have been enrolled to study and how long you are to study in Brazil. You are required to show proof of financial sustenance to cover the entire duration of your stay in Brazil, including paying your tuition fees. If you are going to be studying on a scholarship, you must provide a document to prove this. This document must state your full name and how much you are entitled to. For internship purposes, documentation detailing the term of commitment between the trainee, the granting part of the internship and the educational institution where you are enrolled in must be presented. You are also required to provide copies of your transcripts and previous results. Proof of payment of the visa fee is required. Applicants above the age of 18 are required to present a police report showing no criminal record. Once you arrive in Brazil, you are obliged to register for a temporary residence permit with the Brazilian Federal Police.
Foreign citizens are required to obtain a student visa if they intend to travel to Morocco to study. An applicant for a student visa must have received an admission offer from a Moroccan public university or higher education institute as you are required to submit your certificate of enrollment. If you will be studying on scholarship, a certificate of scholarship granted by the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation (AMCI) or any other official organisation financing your study. If you will be studying at a private university, you must also provide a certificate of enrollment from the university. Also, your visa request must be subjected to the preliminary approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (unless you are enrolled at Major Moroccan schools, approved by the proper Moroccan authority). You are required to provide documents proving sufficient financial means for the period of your studies in Morocco. A foreign national travelling to Morocco to study must show that they will have care provided by a close relative or a guarantor who resides in Morocco. The care provider should duly sign a legalised document attesting to this. This document should state the following: The guarantor regularly resides in Morocco and will provide the student with accommodation financial help. Commitment by the guarantor to adjust the student's residence status, with the competent authority at the General Directorate of National Security. Commitment to cover the repatriation costs in case the student is expelled from the Moroccan territory. Commitment to leave the territory of Morocco as soon as the validity of the residence permit expires. proof of payment of the visa processing fee is required. This entry visa permits you to stay in Morocco for up to 90 days. To stay longer for your studies, you should request permission to extend the duration of your stay at the nearest police precinct to your resident in Morocco.
If you want to travel to Germany to study for a period longer than 3 months, you must apply for a German national visa. You are required to fill two visa application forms (category D). 2 passport photos (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) should also be submitted. The photos must be taken with a light background and clearly show your face. A valid passport or other valid travel documents, as well as a photocopy of the first page, should be submitted. Your passport must be valid for at least 3 months after the end of your trip. Your original Ethiopian ID card along with two photocopies should be submitted. You are required to also submit your original birth certificate along with 2 copies. The original and 2 copies of your school leaving certificate and school reports of the last 4 years of schooling must also be submitted. An original and 2 copies of the letter of admission or certificate of enrolment from the German college or university you are travelling to study at must be submitted. If you have an academic degree, you must provide the original and 2 copies as proof. You must also submit a letter of motivation stating the purpose of your choice of course and your plan after completing your study in Germany. You are required to provide proof of your financial solvency. The financial document you submit as proof, such as your bank account statements, a formal obligation or a blocked account (after visa application, bursary certificate, etc) or scholarship certificate, must show that you can afford €853 per month for at least one year. Proof of valid health insurance for Germany that covers at least 6 months of your stay should be submitted. Evidence of language proficiency in the language of study should be submitted unless it is stated in the letter of acceptance that the language skills have already been considered in the admission procedure. You are to submit your application form in person as your biometric information will be collected at the point of submission.
Foreign nationals who want to travel to Greece to study for more than 3 months require a national long-stay visa and a residence permit. Before you can apply for a student visa, you must have been offered admission to study in a Greek education institute. You will need to present a letter of admission issued by an education institute in Greece stating the course you have been admitted to study and the duration of the course. A fully completed and signed application form for a Greece national visa along with a recent colour passport-size photograph (that meets the photo requirements for a Greece visa) must be submitted. An original passport or travel document that is valid for entry into Greece and with a minimum validity of 3 months from your departure date from Greece. The passport must also have at least 2 unused visa pages. You are required to show proof of travel insurance with a minimum coverage of 30,000 euros for at least the duration of your visa, in case of urgent medical treatment or repatriation for medical reasons. Your passport or travel document must have been issued within the last 10 years. You must provide evidence of adequate income to meet your study and subsistence costs (i.e. prove that you have at least 400 euros to spend per month). You may prove this by a deposit account, bank transfer or a scholarship. You may also show proof of salary in case you are employed part-time but this could only be shown after the renewal of your residence permit. Minors are required to provide a document confirming parental consent. This could be a letter of authorisation signed by both parents or guardians. You must show sufficient knowledge of the Greek language if it is a requirement for your chosen course of study. The relevant education establishment will make the necessary checks and issue the corresponding certificate, which will be presented to the competent Greek Consular Authority. Criminal record certificate issued by the appropriate authority in your country stating that you have no criminal record must be provided. You must also provide a medical certificate, issued by a recognised state or government institution, showing that you do not suffer from a disease that could be a risk to public health. You are required to show proof of payment of the visa fee (90 euros). You are required to apply for a residence permit for studies once you arrive in Greece. The following must be submitted to obtain a residence permit: A certificate proving registration and payment of your tuition fees. Evidence of adequate income to cover study and other living expenses in Greece (at least 400 euros per month). Letter of consent from parents/guardians. Completed and signed residence permit application form. Residence permit fee (150 euros).
Equatorial Guinea students who want to travel to France to study for any period exceeding 90 days must apply for the long-stay student visa. You must have received an offer of admission into a French university before you can be eligible to apply for the student visa. A visa application form must be accurately completed, dated and signed before submission. 2 recently taken passport-size photographs with a white background must also be submitted. Your original passport must have at least 2 blank visa pages and remain valid for at least 3 months beyond the approved duration of stay in France. You are required to present the original copy of your acceptance letter into a French university. The letter must show the applicants personal data, duration and type of course/research work to be done, financial guarantee and that the applicant has sufficient knowledge of the language the programme will be taken in. You must provide proof of a minimum monthly income of €615 for the entire duration of your stay in France. This could be in the form of a certificate of scholarship or bank statement showing a deposit in a French bank account, or an undertaking to accept financial liability from a guarantor who must provide proof of adequate, reliable and regular income, as well as a copy of their ID document. You are required to show proof of accommodation for the first three months of your stay in France. This could be a hotel reservation or statement/undertaking from the host (establishment/institution or private individual) or explanatory letter from the student. Your biometric data will be collected at the point of submission of your application form. Thus, you are advised to submit your visa application in person. Proof of payment of the student visa fee (€99) must be provided. You should note that you must be above 18 to apply for a French student visa.
Equatorial Guinea students who want to travel to Monaco to study for any period of more than 90 days must apply for the long-stay student visa. You must have received an offer of admission into an educational institution in Monaco before you can be eligible to apply for the student visa. 3 visa application forms must be accurately completed, dated and signed before submission. 3 recently taken passport-size photographs with a white background must also be submitted. Your original passport must have at least 2 blank visa pages and remain valid for at least 3 months beyond the approved duration of stay in Monaco. You must also make photocopies of the biodata page of your passport and other pages with visas. You are required to present the original copy of your acceptance letter into a Monegasque university. The letter must show the applicants personal data, duration and type of course/research work to be done, financial guarantee and that the applicant has sufficient knowledge of the language the programme will be taken in. A bank statement showing sufficient means of subsistence is required. This may be a bank certificate certifying that you are able to live in Monaco without exercising any gainful activity. The amount that qualifies has sufficient will be determined by the Monegasque authorities. You are required to show proof of accommodation for the first three months of your stay in Monaco. This could be a lease or pre-tenancy agreement, property deed, proof of residency letter; or statement/undertaking from the host (establishment/institution or private individual) or explanatory letter from the student. You must provide a copy of your criminal record. You must submit an affidavit indicating that you have never been sentenced in your country of origin or elsewhere, have not been declared bankrupt, and are not involved in any on-going legal or criminal proceedings. Your biometric data will be collected at the point of submission of your application form. Thus, you are advised to submit your visa application in person. Proof of payment of the student visa fee (€99) must be provided.
A Canadian student visa is issued to foreigners visiting Canada for the purpose of studying in any Educational institute in Canada. A passport which validity that extends to cover the intended stay in Canada is required. Proof of Acceptance by a learning Institution by providing the acceptance letter from the university/institute the applicant is planning to attend. Proof that the applicant would have enough funds to pay the tuition fees as well as take care of living expended. The Canadian Immigration deems a student would require at least Canadian $10,000 for every year of the stay. Two passport-sized photographs, neutral facial expression, plain background as well as no headgear (unless for religious purposes). The size of the passport image should be at least 35 mm x 45 mm and be recent (not older than 6 months). Canadian Immigration requires international students from Equatorial Guinea to undergo a compulsory Immigration Medical Examination from empanelled doctors. The panel physician will perform a complete medical exam and may refer you for chest x-rays and laboratory tests. Applicants are required to provide a copy of the English Language Proficiency Exam Scores such as TOEFL, SAT, GRE, GMAT or IELTS. The applicant is required to submit an essay stating the purpose of the trip to Canada and why the applicant has chosen a particular institution. Transcripts, diplomas, degrees, or certificates from schools the applicant attended is required. Letters from the court and police in Equatorial Guinea to prove that the applicant has a clean criminal record. A Letter from the applicant to the Government of Canada explaining why they should issue a student visa and study permit. If a minor is going to Canada to study and need a custodian that is not a parent of the minor, then you also need to submit a Custodian Declaration Form which states who the custodian of the child is and must be signed by the parents or legal guardians of the child. If your family members (spouse or common-law partner and minor children) are also accompanying you, you must also have the application forms ready for them and apply together as a family. All the documents must be translated into English or French and you must have certifications and proof that the translation is correct.
The Netherlands students visa is issued to Equatorians travelling for study purposes. The Students visa is also referred to as a Schengen Type-D visa and the purpose of the visit (study) is always appended on it. Before applying for this visa, one should be sure he or she has been offered admission into an educational institution in the Netherlands. Applicants letter of admission from the institution should be sent to the embassy. Applicants must also apply for a residential permit which would cover their duration of studies. The applicant will be issued a Provisional residence permit(MVV). It is an entry visa that allows you to enter the Netherlands at any point within six months. This is to show that you are not a tourist in the country. Students are advised to apply for the MVV at least 3 months before their intended arrival date in the Netherlands. if you have been accepted into a Dutch institution and offered an MVV, your host institution is obliged to apply for a residence permit on your behalf. This will be done within 5 days of your arrival. Applicants are to submit transcripts and certificates from previously attended institutions that qualifies them for the course of study in which they have been given admission You should note that your student visa can be withdrawn if you do not maintain sufficient progress in regards to your academic performance (at least 50 per cent of the required credits each academic year). Proof of financial sufficiency should be submitted. A minimum of 850 euros per month is required by the applicant. Applicants may be asked to take some civic integration test at the embassy Applicants are to submit a proof of medical fitness. Proof that the applicant is free from tuberculosis and yellow fever should be submitted. Applicants are allowed to work part-time as long as it does not affect their studies Applicants can apply for an extension of the visa to cover their duration of study.