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Students: Learn how to use the SEVP Portal. In this section you will find: Step-by-step instructions, instructional videos and additional SEVP Portal Help resources.

SEVP Portal Help

Students on post-completion practical training should use the SEVP Portal Help section to learn how to use the SEVP Portal and comply with reporting requirements. Eligible students can access the SEVP Portal from


For general and case-specific questions, call 703-603-3400 or email and include SEVP Portal in the subject line. Our offices are open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, except holidays.