Immigration & Sevis Fee Info
New SEVIS Fee Requirement
Who pays the SEVIS fee?
Can someone else (friend or family member) pay the fee for me?
Will continuing F-1 students in the US have to pay?
What about my F-2 dependents?
Do I have to pay if I stay in the U.S. but transfer to another school or if I change levels (example: ESL to undergraduate study)?
Do I have to pay the fee if I travel outside the US?
When do I pay the SEVIS fee?
Can I pay the SEVIS fee at a university, consulate or port of entry/airport?
How do I pay the fee?
Will the DHS keep a record of my payment on file?
I applied to more than one school, and have more than one I-20 form. What happens if I pay the SEVIS fee for one school, and then I change my mind and decide that I want to attend the other school? Can I move my SEVIS fee to the new school?
What do I need to do to apply for an F-1 visa, change of status or reinstatement?
What if my F-1 visa application is denied?