Applying for an I-20/DS-2019 and the Student Visa

Students who plan to attend Montclair State on an F-1 or J-1 visa must provide the necessary financial documentation as soon as possible so we can issue the appropriate immigration forms for them. Please refer to step 4 of your admitted student checklist for details about submission of the required documents.

Important Documents:

Application for I-20/DS2019 and Affidavit of Support

Affidavit of Free Room and Board

Deadline for I-20/DS-2019 Application Submission

Students outside the U.S. should submit the I-20/DS2019 application and financial documentation as soon as possible. The deadline for submission of the application and all supporting documents is:

Fall semester: June 15

Spring semester: November 15

Note: SEVIS transfer students inside the U.S. may submit this documentation later than the published deadlines.

Next Steps:

  • Upon submission of all required documents, please allow 5-10 business days for your I-20 or DS-2019 to be processed. Once available, you will receive an email with further instructions.
  • Learn more about how to download the I-20/DS-2019.
  • Request shipment of the original document.
  • Get some helpful tips about the student visa appointment.