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High School Conservatory International Students

We welcome International Students to our programs and the diversity it brings! Please see the below requirements for On-Campus programs. International students are welcome to join us for the Online programs without needing to go through the visa waiver program. Please ask us about time zones in order to make sure the Online programs will accommodate your schedule.

Visa Waiver Program

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) permits entry into the US for up to 90 days without a visa for citizens of the following countries:

  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom

Each Traveler Must have authorization under ESTA: In order to travel without a visa on the VWP, you must have authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to boarding a U.S. bound air or sea carrier. ESTA is the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) automated web-based system to determine eligibility to travel without a visa to the United States for tourism or business. Visit the ESTA webpage on the CBP website for more detailed information, to apply for ESTA, and pay the fee. More information on the Visa Waiver Program and how to apply.

Canadian citizens

Canadian citizens are welcome to participate in AMDA's High School Conservatory, but should be sure to bring a copy of their acceptance email with them to the airport.

Additional Countries

If you are an international student from a country other than those listed above, please contact us directly concerning what opportunities might be available to you.

Please Note: International participants in AMDA's program are responsible for their own legal entry into the United States. Acceptance into the AMDA High School program does not guarantee entry into the United States as each participant must obtain permission under the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. AMDA assumes no responsibility for international participants' travel into the United States.