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Terminate a Dependent

Last updated 17-Oct-2019

The status of a dependent’s record usually matches the status of the student’s record; therefore, any associated dependent records automatically terminate when the student record is terminated.

Sometimes it is necessary to terminate a dependent’s record separately from the student’s record. Reasons for manual dependent termination can include:

  • Child dependent turning 21 years old
  • Student divorce
  • Unauthorized dependent employment

For a description on terminating a dependent records separately, see the SEVIS Help Hub article Terminate a Dependent Record.