Just got accepted to a full time, in-person academic program at NYU? Congratulations! Follow these steps to learn how to get your I-20 or DS-2019 so that you can apply for an F-1 or J-1 visa and enter the US in student status.

If you are admitted to a short-term program at NYU (for example, if you are a visiting or exchange student or admitted to a modular degree program), please review the below as well as our short-term international student FAQ specially meant for students in your situation.

The information contained on this page is for general information purposes only. Due to frequent government updates, NYU OGS may make additions, deletions, or modifications to the contents on this page at any time without prior notice.

Please note, these directions are meant to help you in completing your application but should not be considered legal advice. The US Department of State ultimately provides the decision on your visa application.