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Travel & Visitors

 

Going home for the summer or planning a trip for spring break? Want to invite family members for a visit? You can find everything you need to know on traveling and reentering the US as an F-1 or J-1 student and helping family members come for a visit. 

Bon voyage!

 

 

Traveling somewhere?    


I-20 travel signature

Make sure you have a valid travel signature

  • Located on the bottom of page 3 of your I-20 (on the bottom of page 2 of I-20s issued on June 29, 2015 or later); OR bottom right of page 1 of your DS-2019.
  • For students, your travel signature is valid for 1 year (unless the end date on your I-20 or DS-2019 is sooner). For those on post-completion OPT or Academic Training, it is valid for 6 months.
  • Find out how to get a new travel signature.

 

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Take these documents with you:

  1. Passport with F-1/J-1 visa
  2. I-20 or DS-2019
  3. SEVIS fee receipt
  4. Proof of financial support (this may include personal or family bank statements, any affidavit of support, or copies of your fellowship or scholarship letter)
  5. Enrollment verification

Renew your US Visa

Renew Your US Visa

Is your visa about to expire? Find out how to get a new one.
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Get a Passport

Get a New Passport

Learn how to get a passport.
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Visitors

International Visitors

Have family visiting from outside the US? Check out what to do.
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Canada, Mexico or Caribbean

Travel to Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean

Information on traveling to Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
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I-94 Record

I-94 Record

Information on your arrival and departure record in the US.
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Bring Family

Bring Family

Review requirements for bringing a spouse or child to the US.
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Entered the US with an I-515A?


Didn’t have all your documents with you when you last reentered the US and were given entry with an I-515A? Within 30 days of your entry you must do all things listed on this I-515A Checklist to ensure your status stays legal.

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US visa services for international students
 

  • Monday - Thursday
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    561 LaGuardia Place
  • Monday and Thursday
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm                                                                           5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn

Visa services for studying outside of the US

  • Tuesday - Thursday
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm                                                                          561 LaGuardia Place

 

*The OGS provides services on NYU school and work related visas only.

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