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Where can I find my SEVIS ID number?

Where can I find my SEVIS ID number?

– How do I find the SEVIS ID number on my Form I-20 or DS-2019? All SEVIS ID numbers start with the letter N. On the Form I-20, the number is on the top right hand side of the first page under the words Student’s Copy and above the barcode.

What is SEVIS ID number example?

Each Form DS-2019 is printed with a unique identifier known as a “SEVIS ID number” in the top right-hand corner, which consists of an “alpha” character (N) and up to 11 numerical characters (E.g. N0002123457).

What does SEVIS number mean?

Student and Exchange Visitor Information System
SEVIS stands for Student and Exchange Visitor Information System. When your initial I-20 is printed out, it comes with a barcode and a unique SEVIS ID number. This SEVIS ID should stay with you for as long as you study continuously in the U.S. even if you change your major or transfer to a new school.

How do I find my old SEVIS number?

You can find previous SEVIS by the Numbers reports in Freedom of Information Act Library, under Student and Exchange Visitor Program.

What does SEVIS stand for in immigration category?

SEVIS stands for Student and Exchange Visitor Information System. It is a nationwide, Internet-based system that the U.S. government uses to maintain accurate and current information on non-immigrant students (F and M visa), exchange visitors (J visa), and their dependents (F-2, M-2, and J-2).

When do you get your SEVIS ID number?

You are first entered into SEVIS (by a Designated School Official at IEI) when your initial I-20 is created. When your initial I-20 is printed out, it comes with a barcode and a unique SEVIS ID number.

What does the student information page on SEVIS do?

The Student Information page is the main hub for actions a designated school official (DSO) can take on a student record. This page displays current information in SEVIS about a student’s specific program of study. It provides easy access to update the student’s record, when needed. The page lists all information for a specific program of study.

What happens if my SEVIS record is terminated?

If your SEVIS record and I-20 is terminated, you are considered out of F-1 status . You will not be able to use the same I-20 to travel or applying for work authorization. However, you can take action to fix your F-1 status by reaching out to one of the F-1 international student advisors for help.