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In order to transfer out your SEVIS record (I-20), you must do the following:

  1. Be admitted to another school in the U.S.
  2. Complete the F-1 Request for Release of SEVIS (I-20) Record Form (125-065)
  3. Submit the form with a copy of your admission letter to OISS or an international student advisor on your campus.

If your new school requires us to complete any documentation to confirm your F-1 status, please submit it along with the form and admission letter.The standard processing time is 10 days.

Please download our information sheet for important information on Transferring Out of NOVA [PDF].