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February 26, 2020
Per regulation, all SEVP-certified schools must be recertified every two years. A school’s certification expiration date (CED) is exactly two years...
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A designated school official sits at a desk and reads about SEVIS record termination reasons
January 25, 2018
Although failure to maintain student status is a common reason for terminating an F or M student or dependent’s Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) record, there are several reasons for termination. Designated school officials can find a complete list of termination reasons and...
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January 18, 2018
Study in the States added two new SEVIS Help Hub pages for school officials to learn how to successfully upload evidence into the Student and Exchange Visitor System (SEVIS). The new SEVIS Help Hub pages are:Form I-17: Upload Evidence User Guide: describes the process for uploading supporting...
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December 15, 2017
Beginning Jan. 8, 2018, designated school officials (DSOs) can deliver their evidence for correction requests directly to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) using the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System’s (SEVIS) upload evidence functionality.DSOs can access the new Upload...
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December 14, 2017
Beginning Jan. 8, 2018, principal designated school officials (PDSOs) can deliver their Form I-17, “Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student,” evidence directly to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) using the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System...

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