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Email
sevp@ice.dhs.gov

Submitting documents to SEVP? Refer to the Guidelines for Submission of PDF Documents to SEVP.
Mailing Address
Student and Exchange Visitor Program
Attn: (Branch Name or Job Title)
DHS/ICE
500 12th Street, SW Stop 5600
Washington, D.C. 20536-5600
SEVP Response Center
If you have an SEVP or SEVIS-related question, call (703) 603-3400 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET on weekdays, except holidays.

Our goal is to answer your questions during your initial call. If your question or issue requires research, we will respond as quickly as possible.
Media Inquiries Only
If you are a member of the media, contact:

Carissa Cutrell
Public Affairs Officer
(757) 441-6533, Ext. 253

It has come to the attention of ICE that this number has been compromised and improperly used to target individuals. If you have received such a call or text message, please disregard it. Please know that the ICE does not directly call individuals to obtain personal information, facilitate transactions, or demand money. ICE is aware and is taking appropriate action to resolve the situation.

Schools

SEVIS technical help

sevp@ice.dhs.gov

SEVP Response Center: (800) 892-4829 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET

 

Form I-17 update questions

sevp@ice.dhs.gov
Note: This is for any questions related to updating your Form I-17.

Initial school certification questions

sevp@ice.dhs.gov
Note: This email address may only be used for school officials with a pending Form I-17, "Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student." If you have not yet applied, contact sevp@ice.dhs.gov.

(703) 603-3591

Recertification questions

sevp@ice.dhs.gov
Note: This is for any questions related to recertification.

Students

I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) fee questions and payment issues

Visit the Form 1-901 section of the SEVP website

fmjfee.sevis@ice.dhs.gov
Note: This email address may only be used for school officials with a pending Form 1-17, "Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student." If you have not applied, contact sevp@ice.dhs.gov.

I-901 SEVIS fee hotline: (212) 620-3418

Form I-515A "Notice to Student or Exchange Visitor" issues

sevis.I-515@ice.dhs.gov

Student questions

First, contact the principal designated school official or designated school official listed on your Form I-20, "Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status."

Exchange visitor questions

First, contact the responsible officer or alternate responsible officer listed on your Form DS-2019, "Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Status."

DMV/driver's license or SSA/Social Security number questions

First, contact the responsible officer or alternate responsible officer listed on your Form DS-2019, "Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Status."

Study in the States

Study in the States

Study in the States is a Department of Homeland Security resource for F, M and J non-immigrants and for school officials. Study in the States is a one-stop repository of accurate, timely and relevant news, information and guidance on the rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to nonimmigrant students who are studying in the United States. By making information more accessible, Study in the States enhances national security while encouraging the best and brightest F and M students to study and learn about expanded post-graduate opportunities in the United States.

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Updated: 03/22/2021