Forms

F-1 Students
Form DESCRIPTION
Academic Advisor Recommendation for I-20/DS-2019 Extension

This form is to be filled out by an academic advisor who is recommending that a student be issued an extension I-20 or DS-2019.

Add F-2 Dependent(s) Request

This form is used to request new I-20s for dependents who wish to enter the US or change status to F-2 status.

Affidavit of Financial Resources

Each individual contributing financially to the named student's education must complete the Affidavit of Financial Resources.

Cap Gap I-20 Request Form

This web form is only for students who are eligible for the H-1B “cap gap” extension of post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT). Please review Cap Gap Relief for OPT – H-1B Transitions before proceeding.

Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Form

This form is to be used by students who are currently on OPT or STEM OPT and have received his or her Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Card.

Extension of I-20 Request

This form is used by students who require additional time to complete academic program requirements and are requesting an extended I-20. 

F-1 International Student Departure Form

This form is used to notify the U-M International Center that you are leaving U-M or the U.S. temporarily or permanently. The U-M International Center uses the information to adjust or end your SEVIS record.

Financial Resources Statement

This form must accompany certain I-20 or DS-2019 request forms. It is used to certify sufficient funding for the issuance of a new I-20 or DS-2019.

Full-time Equivalency Request for Graduate Student

This form is used to request a certificate of full time equivalency from the U-M International Center.

I-20 Request Form for Continuing/Returning Students

This form is used by students who are continuing U-M students but who need an initial, transfer back, or reinstatement I-20. Do not use this form if you are a new U-M student; contact your admissions office for your initial I-20.

I-20 Request Form to Remove F-2 Dependents

This form is used by F-1 students who wish to remove their F-2 dependents from their I-20.

International Health Insurance Plan Change Form

This form is used to request changes to your existing U-M International Student/Scholar Health Insurance coverage, such as a change to the coverage end date, the addition of a dependent, etc.

LSA Undergraduate Cross-Campus Transfer Request for F-1 Student

This form is used by Undergraduate LSA students who have received approval from the LSA Advising Center to transfer from another UM school to LSA and need an I-20 to reflect the new academic program. This I-20 must be obtained before beginning study in LSA.

OPT Employment Form

This form is to be used by U-M students who are currently on Post Completion OPT and are reporting new employment.

OPT STEM Change Employer

This form is to be used by students who are currently on STEM OPT and have changed his or her STEM employer.

OPT STEM Extension I-20 Request Form

This form is used by F-1 students to request OPT STEM Extension I-20.

Reduced Course Load (RCL) Request for F-1 Student

This form is used to request approval for Reduced Course Load (RCL) enrollment from the U-M International Center.

Request to Replace Lost, Stolen or Damaged I-20 Form

This form is used when a student needs a replacement I-20.

Required 6-Month STEM Validation Report

This form is for verifying your STEM OPT employment information.

Severe Economic Hardship Request for F-1 Student

This form is used to request recommendation for severe economic hardship employment authorization.

Social Security Letter for F-1 Student

This letter is used by F-1 students who have secured on-campus employment and need to verify employment and student status in order to apply for a social security number. Please read Getting a Social Security Number and Card.

Standard Letter Request Form

This request form is used to ask for one of three standard letters: immigration status verification letter verifying your U-M visa status (for students whose I-20/DS-2019 was issued by U-M); estimated expenses letter indicating the amount of funding necessary to continue your studies at U-M; or guest student letter indicating your eligibility to attend another school during your summer vacation.

Transfer-out Request & Checklist for F-1 Student

This form is used to notify U-M of your intent to transfer your F-1 immigration status to another school. The U-M International Center uses the information to update your SEVIS record with the name of the school to which you will transfer and your transfer release date. The checklist guides you through the process of officially transferring from U-M to another educational institution in the U.S.

Travel Signature Request for F-1 Student

This form is needed to request official I-20 authorization to reenter from a trip outside the U.S.

Visa Assistance Web Mail

During any visa application to the US you may be subject to additional security and background clearances due to your citizenship, ties to specific countries, field of study, or other reasons. These additional clearance checks may take several weeks to several months to process. There is no way to circumvent or expedite this process. If a security check is going to significantly delay your arrival to University of Michigan, please complete this form.

J-1 Students
Form DESCRIPTION
Academic Advisor Recommendation for I-20/DS-2019 Extension

This form is to be filled out by an academic advisor who is recommending that a student be issued an extension I-20 or DS-2019.

Academic Training Request for J-1 Student

This form is used by J-1 students to request Academic Training.

Add J-2 Dependent(s) Request

This form is used to request new DS-2019s for dependents who wish to enter the U.S. or change status to J-2 status.

Affidavit of Financial Resources

Each individual contributing financially to the named student's education must complete the Affidavit of Financial Resources.

Continuing Student Request for New DS-2019

This form is used by students who are continuing U-M students but who need an initial, transfer back, or reinstatement DS-2019. Do not use this form if you are a new U-M student; contact your admissions office for your initial DS-2019.

Departure Form for J-1 Student

This form is used to notify the U-M International Center that you are leaving U-M or the U.S. temporarily or permanently. The U-M International Center uses the information to adjust or end your SEVIS record.

Extension of DS-2019 Request for J-1 Student

This form is used by students who require additional time to complete academic program requirements and are requesting an extended DS-2019.

Financial Resources Statement

This form must accompany certain I-20 or DS-2019 request forms. It is used to certify sufficient funding for the issuance of a new I-20 or DS-2019.

Full-time Equivalency Request for Graduate Student

This form is used to request a certificate of full time equivalency from the U-M International Center.

International Health Insurance Plan Change Form

This form is used to request changes to your existing U-M International Student/Scholar Health Insurance coverage, such as a change to the coverage end date, the addition of a dependent, etc.

Off-Campus Employment Based on Economic Hardship for J-1 Student

This form is used to request recommendation for severe economic hardship employment authorization.

On-Campus Employment Authorization for U-M Sponsored J-1 Student

This form is used to request on-campus work authorization.

Reduced Course Load (RCL) Request for J-1 Student

This form is used to request approval for Reduced Course Load (RCL) enrollment from the U-M International Center.

Remove J-2 Dependent(s) Request

This form is used by J-1 visa holders who wish to remove their J-2 dependents from their DS-2019.

Request to Replace Lost, Stolen or Damaged DS-2019 Form

This form is to be used by *continuing* U-M students and scholars to request a replacement of the most recently issued DS-2019 due to loss, theft, or damage.

Social Security Letter for J-1 Student

This letter is signed by the International Center to verify your J-1 status to assist in your Social Security Number application. Please read Getting a Social Security Number and Card.

Standard Letter Request Form

This request form is used to ask for one of three standard letters: immigration status verification letter verifying your U-M visa status (for students whose I-20/DS-2019 was issued by U-M); estimated expenses letter indicating the amount of funding necessary to continue your studies at U-M; or guest student letter indicating your eligibility to attend another school during your summer vacation.

Transfer-out Request & Checklist for J-1 Student/Scholar

This form is used to notify U-M of your intent to transfer your J-1 immigration status to another school. The U-M International Center uses the information to update your SEVIS record with the name of the school to which you will transfer and your transfer release date. The checklist guides you through the process of officially transferring from U-M to another educational institution in the U.S.

Travel Signature Request for J-1 Student/Scholar

This form is needed to request official DS-2019 authorization to reenter from a trip outside the U.S.

Update Financial Information Request on DS-2019

This form is used by J-1 students who have a significant change in their funding situation and wish to be issued an updated DS-2019 reflecting this change.

Update Personal Information Request on DS-2019

This form is used by J-1 students who have a change or correction in their personal information (name, citizenship, birthdate) and wish to be issued an updated DS-2019 reflecting this change.

Visa Assistance Web Mail

During any visa application to the US you may be subject to additional security and background clearances due to your citizenship, ties to specific countries, field of study, or other reasons. These additional clearance checks may take several weeks to several months to process. There is no way to circumvent or expedite this process. If a security check is going to significantly delay your arrival to University of Michigan, please complete this form.

J-1 Scholars
Form DESCRIPTION
Add J-2 Dependent(s) Request for Scholars

This form is used by professors, research scholars, short-term scholars, or specialists. It is used to request a new DS-2019 if you need to add dependents.

Exchange Visitor Information Form

The Exchange Visitor Information Form is for newly invited exchange visitors to provide information to their host departments. Do not submit this directly to the International Center; return it to your inviting academic department.

International Health Insurance Plan Change Form

This form is used to request changes to your existing U-M International Student/Scholar Health Insurance coverage, such as a change to the coverage end date, the addition of a dependent, etc.

J-1 Continuing Program Out of Country

This form is used by J-1 scholars who will continue to pursue their J-1 program objective while they are outside the United States for more than 30 days but less than one year.

J-1 Scholar Notice of Departure

This form is used to notify the U-M International Center that you are leaving U-M or the U.S. earlier than the current end date on your DS-2019. The U-M International Center uses the information to adjust or end your SEVIS record.

Remove J-2 Dependent(s) Request

This form is used by J-1 visa holders who wish to remove their J-2 dependents from their DS-2019.

Request to Replace Lost, Stolen or Damaged DS-2019 Form

This form is to be used by *continuing* U-M students and scholars to request a replacement of the most recently issued DS-2019 due to loss, theft, or damage.

Social Security Letter for J-1 Scholar

J-1 Scholars receive this signed Social Security letter at check-in. If you have not yet attended the mandatory check-in, please wait and do not download this letter now. If you have attended check-in and subsequently lost this letter, print this on-line letter and bring it to the International Center for a signature.  Please read Getting a Social Security Number and Card.

Transfer-out Request & Checklist for J-1 Student/Scholar

This form is used to notify U-M of your intent to transfer your J-1 immigration status to another school. The U-M International Center uses the information to update your SEVIS record with the name of the school to which you will transfer and your transfer release date. The checklist guides you through the process of officially transferring from U-M to another educational institution in the U.S.

Travel Signature Request for J-1 Student/Scholar

This form is needed to request official DS-2019 authorization to reenter from a trip outside the U.S.

Visa Assistance Web Mail

During any visa application to the US you may be subject to additional security and background clearances due to your citizenship, ties to specific countries, field of study, or other reasons. These additional clearance checks may take several weeks to several months to process. There is no way to circumvent or expedite this process. If a security check is going to significantly delay your arrival to University of Michigan, please complete this form.

Dependents
Form DESCRIPTION
Add F-2 Dependent(s) Request

This form is used to request new I-20s for dependents who wish to enter the US or change status to F-2 status.

Add J-2 Dependent(s) Request for Scholars

This form is used by professors, research scholars, short-term scholars, or specialists. It is used to request a new DS-2019 if you need to add dependents.

Remove J-2 Dependent(s) Request

This form is used by J-1 visa holders who wish to remove their J-2 dependents from their DS-2019.

Faculty/Staff
Form DESCRIPTION
Actual Wage Determination Form

This form is used in the H-1B process by U-M department administrators to document the "actual wage," which is based on internal wage data and on the salaries of individuals who are considered to be “similarly employed” to the foreign national.

H-1B Employment Change Notification Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to notify of a proposed change to current job duties (e.g. salary, title, hours, location) of an employee in H-1B status.

H-1B/ O-1 Termination & Transfer Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to report that an H-1B or O-1 will be leaving the department and/or ending their U-M employment.

H-1B/ TN/ E-3 Process Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to initiate an H-1B, TN or E-3 visa petition with the U-M International Center.

Permanent Residency Process Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to initiate a permanent residency case that will be filed by the U-M International Center, i.e. all EB-2 and EB-3 cases for individuals who have teaching duties

Request for Retained Immigration Counsel Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to submit a request for a permanent residency case (EB-1 and non-teaching positions), O-1 petition or certain waivers of the 2-year home residency requirement.

Visa Assistance Web Mail

During any visa application to the US you may be subject to additional security and background clearances due to your citizenship, ties to specific countries, field of study, or other reasons. These additional clearance checks may take several weeks to several months to process. There is no way to circumvent or expedite this process. If a security check is going to significantly delay your arrival to University of Michigan, please complete this form.

O-1 Visa
Form DESCRIPTION
H-1B/ O-1 Termination & Transfer Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to report that an H-1B or O-1 will be leaving the department and/or ending their U-M employment.

Request for Retained Immigration Counsel Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to submit a request for a permanent residency case (EB-1 and non-teaching positions), O-1 petition or certain waivers of the 2-year home residency requirement.

H-1B Visa
Form DESCRIPTION
Actual Wage Determination Form

This form is used in the H-1B process by U-M department administrators to document the "actual wage," which is based on internal wage data and on the salaries of individuals who are considered to be “similarly employed” to the foreign national.

H-1B Employment Change Notification Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to notify of a proposed change to current job duties (e.g. salary, title, hours, location) of an employee in H-1B status.

H-1B/ O-1 Termination & Transfer Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to report that an H-1B or O-1 will be leaving the department and/or ending their U-M employment.

H-1B/ TN/ E-3 Process Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to initiate an H-1B, TN or E-3 visa petition with the U-M International Center.

PR Visa
Form DESCRIPTION
Permanent Residency Process Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to initiate a permanent residency case that will be filed by the U-M International Center, i.e. all EB-2 and EB-3 cases for individuals who have teaching duties

Request for Retained Immigration Counsel Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to submit a request for a permanent residency case (EB-1 and non-teaching positions), O-1 petition or certain waivers of the 2-year home residency requirement.

U-M Departments
Form DESCRIPTION
Actual Wage Determination Form

This form is used in the H-1B process by U-M department administrators to document the "actual wage," which is based on internal wage data and on the salaries of individuals who are considered to be “similarly employed” to the foreign national.

Department INSZoom Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to request access to the INSZoom on behalf of their departments.

DS-2019 Department Request Form: Extension and Amendment

This form is used for J-1 exchange visitors who are already here at U-M and need updates and changes to be made to their DS-2019 form.

DS-2019 Request Form for New and Transfer J-1 Exchange Visitors

If your department is requesting a new or transfer J-1 program please fill out this form and submit to the International Center after the data has been entered into M-Pathways.

H-1B Employment Change Notification Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to notify of a proposed change to current job duties (e.g. salary, title, hours, location) of an employee in H-1B status.

H-1B/ O-1 Termination & Transfer Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to report that an H-1B or O-1 will be leaving the department and/or ending their U-M employment.

H-1B/ TN/ E-3 Process Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to initiate an H-1B, TN or E-3 visa petition with the U-M International Center.

Permanent Residency Process Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to initiate a permanent residency case that will be filed by the U-M International Center, i.e. all EB-2 and EB-3 cases for individuals who have teaching duties

Request for Retained Immigration Counsel Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to submit a request for a permanent residency case (EB-1 and non-teaching positions), O-1 petition or certain waivers of the 2-year home residency requirement.

SEVIS Business Processes Documents

This section contains links to the most current, approved SEVIS Business Processes and other relevant documents. All process documents are in Adobe "pdf" format. (Authorized Use Only)

TN Visa
Form DESCRIPTION
H-1B/ TN/ E-3 Process Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to initiate an H-1B, TN or E-3 visa petition with the U-M International Center.

E-3 Visa
Form DESCRIPTION
H-1B/ TN/ E-3 Process Authorization Form

This form is used by U-M department administrators to initiate an H-1B, TN or E-3 visa petition with the U-M International Center.

Health Insurance
Form DESCRIPTION
International Health Insurance Plan Change Form

This form is used to request changes to your existing U-M International Student/Scholar Health Insurance coverage, such as a change to the coverage end date, the addition of a dependent, etc.

International Health Insurance Waiver Request Form

This form is used to request a waiver of the mandatory insurance requirement for F-1 and J-1 students or scholars whose Forms I-20 or DS-2019 were issued by U-M. If you are currently on F-1 Optional Practical Training, please use the the International Health Insurance Cancellation and Waiver Form (OPT).

International Health Insurance Waiver Request Form (OPT)

This form is used to request cancellation of your international health insurance coverage because you are now covered by health insurance provided by your Optional Practical Training employer. If you are not currently on Optional Practical Training, please do not use this form.

Supplemental Repatriation and Medical Evacuation Insurance Enrollment Form

This form is used to enroll in supplemental medical evacuation/repatriation insurance.

Peace Corps
Form DESCRIPTION
RPCV/Staff Registration Form

This form is for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who would like to be connected with the RPCV community at the University.