[UPDATED: August 12, 2021] Please note that due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) related travel restrictions and vaccine requirements, study abroad options may be affected. Many programs are open for in-person instruction, however, ApplyESL recommends contacting schools of interest to check status, and local embassies or consulates, to obtain information regarding visa services currently available.
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My question is do I need to have legal status to study English in the United States? I hope you reply soon.


Dear Ahmed,
In order to study in the United States in an English program, like those listed at ApplyESL.com, students must have a student or tourist visa or be a citizen of the United States. So, yes, you must have legal status in order to take one of the English courses listed on our website.

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