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February 20, 2019
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) recently upgraded the SEVP Portal to Release 1.5. This latest release includes changes for students...
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February 4, 2016
Principal designated school officials (PDSO) have until March 2 to complete their annual SEVIS verification. The annual verification process is complete when a PDSO verifies that all school officials at their Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school or program need continued...
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January 14, 2016
As of Jan. 5, 2016, 68 percent of all Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) users have been verified. Remember, principal designated school officials (PDSO) have until March 2, 2016 to complete their annual SEVIS verification.PDSOs must log into SEVIS and confirm that all system...
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December 2, 2015
Today marks the first day principal designated school officials (PDSO) may begin completing their annual Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) verification for all the designated school officials (DSOs) employed by their Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school...
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June 15, 2015
Only schools certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) can enroll F and/or M international students. The first step to gain SEVP certification is to complete the Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student.” A payment is required as part of...

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