M-1 Transfer Guidance
DSOs can transfer M-1 student records to another SEVP-certified M-1 school. However, before the transfer is complete, the M-1 student must submit a transfer application using the Form I-539 to USCIS. The student may begin studying at the new school while the transfer application is pending. Certain conditions allow or prevent an M-1 SEVIS transfer request.
Conditions Allowing an M-1 SEVIS Transfer Request
DSOs may transfer an M-1 record to another SEVP-certified school when the student’s SEVIS record is in one of the following statuses: