Most students will need to apply for a student visa for the country in which they plan to study. Please refer to the country-specific handbook for more detailed information regarding the visa process. HB - Visa Stamp

In some cases, students may apply for their visa either through a Middlebury group process (e.g., for Spain and Italy) or through a third-party organization.  In other cases, students must apply for a visa on their own.  Please consult your country-specific handbook for more information about your particular visa application process. The process varies depending on your destination and consulate’s requirements, but can include:
•    photos
•    medical exam
•    proof of insurance
•    statement of financial responsibility
•    FBI or local police background check
•    bank statements
•    tax forms
•    vaccinations

You will be given specific instructions on applying for your visa at a later date, though you may wish to start researching the requirements sooner. Please be aware that it is critical that you already have a valid passport that extends at least six months beyond the projected end of the stay abroad and that you apply for your visa in a timely fashion, normally three months prior to the start of the program.

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