When adding someone to your school’s Form I-17 as a DSO or PDSO, submit documents establishing their status as a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident (LPR):
|Status of Official
- U.S. passport or passport card
- U.S. birth certificate
- Naturalization or Citizenship Certificate
|Lawful Permanent Resident
Alien Registration Card
If the name on the citizenship/LPR documents does not match the name to be used in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), also submit copies of legal documents, such as: state-issued marriage certificates, divorce decrees or court orders that show the legal name change.