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May 29, 2020
As the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) continues to receive stakeholder questions about the impact of COVID-19 on SEVP-certified schools...
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February 21, 2020
If you are a school official considering Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certification, check out the What to Know About SEVP Certification page for prospective school officials on Study in the States. If you are considering submitting a petition to SEVP to enroll international students...
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July 25, 2019
Schools are required to pay fees to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and provide proof of payment to SEVP upon submission of their initial certification petition, recertification petition or Form I-290B, “Notice of Appeal or Motion.” Additionally, certain updates to the Form I-17, "...
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June 18, 2019
As your institution’s time to renew their Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certification approaches, make sure that you have these resources saved! These resources will be very helpful as your school prepares for the recertification process. Getting Started with SEVP Recertification –...
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June 7, 2019
Principal designated school officials (PDSO) at Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools must submit for recertification by the school's certification expiration date (CED) to ensure school officials are following regulations when enrolling international students. The CED is...

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