In order to apply for a new I-20 or DS-2019 you must:
Your application must include:
Complete the Form I-901 in order to pay. Dependents in F-2 status are not required to pay the fee.
If you have been outside of the US for more than five months, apply for a new visa. See our get a new visa page for detailed instructions.
You may enter the US up to 30 days before the start date on your new I-20. Review the list of documents to carry. Report your arrival to the US within 10 days below:
If you have any problems submitting the online request, review our troubleshooting tips.
NOTE: In order to be eligible to apply to work off-campus employment such as CPT or OPT, you must be a full-time student for at least one academic year after you return from your leave of absence.