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The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) is dedicated to open communications with students and school officials to provide support while studying in the United States. See SEVP’s multiple contact options below for more information.

For general SEVP questions, case-specific questions and SEVIS technical help, contact the SEVP Response Center. Our goal is to answer your questions during your initial call. Please be advised that if your question or issue requires research, we will respond as quickly as possible.

  • Telephone: 703-603-3400 for general and case-specific questions
  • Email: or for SEVIS technical questions, email
  • Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, except holidays.

Additional SEVP Contact Information 

Click on the tabs below for additional contact information by subject area.

Mailing Address

Student and Exchange Visitor Program
Attn: (Branch Name or Job Title)
500 12th Street SW Stop 5600
Washington, DC 20536-5600

I-901 SEVIS Fee

Students can call the I-901 SEVIS Fee hotline at 212-620-3418 or send an email to

Students can also visit the I-901 section of the SEVP website.

Form I-515A, “Notice to Student or Exchange Visitor”

Students can send an email to or visit the I-515A page for quick tips.

Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student”

If school officials have questions related to the Form I-17 in SEVIS, contact the SEVIS Help Desk at 800-892-4829 or

If school officials have questions related to completing the Form I-17, contact the SEVP Response Center at 703-603-3400 or

School Certification

School officials can call the School Certification hotline at 703-603-3400 or send an email to

Driver’s License or Social Security Number

For questions related to DMV/driver’s license or Social Security numbers, send an email to

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