International Application Process

Please click AEEA Application 2017-18 to see the application. 


Here are the basic steps for new students to apply for high school placement through our program. Please contact us if you have any questions:


Chose your school. Read all the school’s information and check the box next to that school’s name. Complete the AEEA Application. Send the application, the $600 application fee payable to AEEA, and required documents to the American Education & Exchange Association . There is a checklist enclosed.


When we have received your application, application fee, and all necessary documents, we will process the application. NOTE: You may or may not qualify for the school you have chosen. Part of the application process is to find you the best “fit”. We will do our best to assure you a good educational experience. It will take about three to four weeks to process your application. You may inquire about your application by emailing


When you are accepted, we will send you (1) an I-20 form, “Certificate of Eligibility”. (2) a letter of acceptance, (3) a letter to the U.S. Embassy, (4) invoices for tuition and homestay.


You will need to go online and pay the SEVIS fee. This fee is called an “I-901 Payment”. This payment is made directly to the U.S. government. The website for this payment is 
After you make your payment, you will need to print out a receipt.


Make an appointment with the U.S. Embassy for your student Visa interview. When you call, ask the embassy if there are any other documents you may need to bring with you. You will need to take the following documents with you:
-I-20, “Certificate of Eligibility”
-I-901 Payment receipt
-Letter of Acceptance (Provided by AEEA)
-Letter to the Embassy (Provided by AEEA)


When you receive your Visa, notify AEEA as soon as possible at