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International Immigration Services

Office of Global Services

Have questions about immigration? The Office of Global Services is here to assist NYU students, faculty, and staff with any of your visa or immigration related concerns.
Pre-arrival checklist

Are you a newly admitted student?

Review our pre-arrival checklist to find out what you need to do before starting your studies at NYU.


Planning to work?

Learn about your work options. Ifyou are an F-1 student review Optional Practical Training (OPT) and if you're a J-1 student review Academic Training.


View the latest OGS Newsletter

Keep updated on immigration and legal notices that affect international students and find out about great events.

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Traveling outside the U.S. soon?

Find everything you need to know on traveling and reentering the U.S. on F-1 or J-1 status.

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How to get a Social Security number?

Find out if you're eligible to apply and how to get one.

The New I-20

Redesigned I-20

The government recently redesigned the form I-20 for F-1 international students. For more information, and to see what the new I-20 looks like, please visit this page.

The OGS at Washington Square will be closed Wednesday, August 5 - Friday, August 7 due to construction. For assistance during those days, please call or email our office.


Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.                                                                                     Document drop off / pick up.


Due to construction, there are no walk-in advising hours on Wednesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 6 at the OGS Washington Square office.

U.S. visa services

  • Monday - Thursday
    • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    • 561 LaGuardia Place
  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
    • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                                                          
    • 5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn

Non-U.S. visa services

  • Tue, Wed, Thu
    • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                                                         
    • 561 LaGuardia Place

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