I got F1 visa approved and I will be traveling to USA in August.
I wanted to know Can I open a bank account on F1 Visa while in USA? I will be carry bank draft to pay for college fees and my living expenses.
Bank Account with F1 Visa
Students in F1 Visa can open bank account in USA.
Banks would require your passport and I-20 and few other documents.
Read the following articles to learn about Banking in USA
- Bank Account Types – Checking and Savings
- Open Bank account without SSN?
- Why You Should Open Online Savings Account
Please don’t do what this – Why I opened 4 Bank Accounts?
Try to open checking account in the bank that is near your campus. Talk to your college friends who already have an bank account.
They should say which bank will be convenient to work with near the campus.