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Getting an I-20 from La Verne

I-20 Application

Applying from outside the USA:

  1. Apply to a college or school
  2. Finish the application process (reference letters, transcripts, proof of English proficiency) and provide proof of finances (financial certification of sponsor and bank statement of sponsor, etc.)
  3. When all the documents are in and acceptance is confirmed you will receive a letter from the school, college or department stating that you are admitted to the program.
  4. You will also receive a letter from the Undergraduate or Graduate Admissions offices acknowledging that you are admitted and that you may pay the $200 non-refundable confirmation fee.
  5. The Undergraduate or Graduate Admissions offices will notify the OISE of acceptance.
  6. OISE should contact you via e-mail within one (1) week of your deposit payment.
  7. After you provide all information required by the OISE, an I-20 will be issued.

Applying within the USA:

  1. Apply to a college or school
  2. Finish the application process (reference letters, transcripts, proof of English proficiency) and provide proof of finances (financial certification of sponsor and bank statement of sponsor, etc.)
  3. When all the documents are in and acceptance is confirmed you will receive a letter from the school, college or department stating that you are admitted to the program.
  4. You will also receive a letter from the Undergraduate or Graduate Admissions offices acknowledging that you are admitted and that you may pay the $200 non-refundable confirmation fee.
  5. The Undergraduate or Graduate Admissions offices will notify the OISE of acceptance.
  6. OISE should contact you via e-mail within one (1) week of your deposit payment.
  7. Complete the La Verne Transfer Form and request the previous school you attended to transfer you in SEVIS. Look under “Forms.”
  8. After you provide all information required by the OISE, an I-20 will be issued.
  • If you are transferring to La Verne from another institution within the U.S. you must sign your I-20 within 15 days of the first day of classes.
  • Note that you should register for classes only after all of the documents are confirmed and everything is in order in the OISE.