Welcome To Sky Training
has been training students since 2008 and is approved by SEVIS to issue the M-1 training visa. We have trained
flight crew members that are employed by airlines and corporate flight around the world. Our training syllabus, accommodation,
transportation to and from airport, etc are designed specifically for full-time international students. For more information
or a personal quote, please click on link provided to give us the basic information to process.
U.S Visa & TSA Process
Students not from the U. S. wishing to attend Sky Training are required by law to obtain a M-1 Student Visa
and complete the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements.
Non-US citizens receiving training in the United States generally need a student visa. Given events of the recent
past, flight training is monitored is monitored especially closely. The purpose of your visit to the United States
determines what visa you will need. If you are traveling to the United States solely for flight training, you are considered
a student, and you will need a student visa. Please contact the US embassy in your home country, your local US consulate,
your local US consulate, or the Department of State to determine what kind of visa you will need for your trip.
Begin planning for your arrival and stay in New Jersey will in advance. Some U.S. Embassies have wait times of
a couple of weeks to apply for a visa interview. The visa requirements sound a lot worse than they acctually are. But
don't worry-the visa application process is simpler than it sounds. Along with your training application, we will send
a detailed description how to apply for an I-20 from and obtain you M1 student visa.
Easy Steps to Enroll
2. Upload a copy of your Passport (pdf file)
3. We write up a cost estimate for your training and your stay with us
4. You send us proof of sufficient funds
You can send a bank statement, a copy of your savings passbook,
or a confirmation letter from your bank. The prof of sufficient funds required by
immigration law must show an amount equal to a greater that the amount in
our cost estimate.
We issue Form I-20 for your visa
an advance e-mail copy with the Sevis Nxxx number
We send the original to your address by UPS overnight express
6. Pay Sevis I-901 fee of $200 to Sevis. You will need Form I-20 from us to do this.
7. Fill out Form DS-160 on-line
8. Set up an appointment for a personal interview with your local U.S. Embassy or sonsulate Appointments may
be available on-line
9. Have a photo taken for you visa
You cannot use regular photo. Please check the requirements here.
10. Personal interview at U.S. Embassy or consulate
11. The embassy/consulate will send you the M1 student visa will placed in your passport and mailed to you home
address within a few days. The
procedures and requirements for M1 Student Visa issuance may vary by Country Please check with your local U.S. Embassy
what are the requirements and proceed for you.
To learn more about each process, please see the respective section below.
U.S. Students Visa
The process of obtaining a M-1 student visa is fairly simple. Sky Training will provide you with the I-20 form
via mail (such as FedEx) which will arrive at you permanent address provided by us in your application. Once you receive your
1-20 form you must pay the I-901 SEVIS fee online at www.fmjfee.com . This fee maintains the Student and Exchange
Visitor Information System (SEVIS) used by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Call you local U.S. Embassy to
make an appointment to apply for your M-1 Visa. This process could take several weeks, depending on demand. To
prepare for your appointment, you must bring the following:
Original I-20 form issued from Sky Training.
Valid Passport with expiration date
of at least 6 months past our period of stay.
Proof of payment for the I-901 SEVIS
Proof of financial certification and evidence of ties in your country.
Please visit www.usembassy.gov or contact you local U.S. Embassy to ensure
you have all the required documents.
The TSA requires all non-U.S. Embassy to ensure you have all the required documents.
Complete the required information and ensure it matches your passport information.
After you have created
an account and received your password, log in and create a training request.
1. If attending Sky Training for the commercial Pilot Program (or the Professional Pilot Program ), the first course
you will take is course name “Initial”. The Course ID will be “01”
for Private. The aircraft used in this training will be a Cessna 172. Please list all these aircraft in the training
2. If you already have
an FAA private license and are seeking an advanced rating, please use course name “Instrument” and course ID “02”
for Instrument Rating. The aircraft used in this training will be a Cessna 172 or Cessna 172RG.
Please list all these aircraft in the training request.
3. If you already have an FAA instrument license and are seeking an advanced
rating, please use course name “COM”and course ID “02” for Commercial.The aircraft
used in this training will be a Cessna 172abd Cessna172RG. Please list all these aircraft in the training request.
4. If you already have an FAA commercial license and are seeking an advanced rating, please use course name “CFI”
and course ID “04” for Certified Flight Instructor.