It’s a great idea to go overseas But where you go to and the purpose for your traveling are of great importance.
No matter what your purpose and destination is you will definitely need a visa to enter the country to execute your purpose.
Here are five simple steps to follow to secure or obtain a visa by yourself to any country and for any purpose.
1. Define your purpose of traveling
This step involves knowing the reason you are traveling to that country and the the purpose, from the details you will be able to identify the type of Visa you will require, for instance if you want to travel as a student, you will have to know that you need a student or study visa, these information will guide you to the next step.
2. Make contacts
Begin to establish communication with organizations or individuals in that country that are relevant to your purpose, for instance, as a student begin to contact academic institutions in that country on how you can make an application and be accepted into an applicable program. The institution will guide you through the process and ensure you receive an acceptance, enrollment or admission letter, which now take us to the next step.
3. Know the visa requirements and gather them
Try and find out what documents and items you will be needing for the visa application, it is also advisable to check online or contact the applicable embassy for their visa requirements, once your requirements are ready then move to the next step.
4. Approach the embassy for visa application
This step involves getting in touch with the applicable embassy in your home country to enquire how you can submit or make your visa application, they will give you on all the details that you need to submit your visa application, then
5. Submit your visa application
This is the final stage of the process because it involves the submission of both the acceptance or invitation letter with other personal requirements outlined earlier by the embassy and all other relevant documents necessary for your visa to the embassy.
Once this stage is successfully completed the embassy will issue you with a visa to travel to their country to pursue your purpose.