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Document Requests

International Student and Scholar Services (ISS) issues several types of letters to support F-1 and J-1 visa holders at DePaul. Download the appropriate request form and read more below for instructions on how to request documents based on your visa type.

For F-1 Student Visa Holders

If you are an F-1 student visa holder, you can request most types of letters online by viewing the instructions at the link above. The following are examples of letters you may request: 

  • To verify your legal full-time F-1 status. 
  • To verify employment status for F-1 students on OPT. 
  • To verify full-time F-1 status for students enrolled in the English Language Academy (ELA). 
  • To verify your address to assist you in opening a bank account. 
  • To invite friends and family to attend your graduation ceremony. 

Social Security Letters
If you requested a Social Security Letter, please complete the following steps on this SSN letter instruction document​ and view a Sample Employment Letter​

Travel Signature/Re-print

Use the Travel Signature/Re-Print form to request a travel signature on your SEVIS form I-20 or request a reprint if you have lost it.

For J-1 Student Visa Holders (Issued by DePaul)

If you are a J-1 student visa holder with DS-2019 issued by DePaul University, please submit the form above to ISS. The following are examples of letters you may request:

  • To verify your legal full-time J-1 status.
  • To assist you in obtaining a Social Security Card (SSN).
  • To verify your financial resources to assist you in renting an apartment.
  • To verify your address to assist you in opening a bank account.
  • To invite friends and family to attend your graduation ceremony.

Travel Signature/ Re-print
Use this form (insert PDF) to request a travel signature on your SEVIS DS-2019 or request a reprint if you have lost it. 

For J-1 Student Visa Holders (Issued by IIE/Fulbright)

If you are a J-1 student visa holder with DS-2019 issued by Institute of International Education (IIE) / Fulbright, please submit the form above to ISS. The following are examples of letters you may request:

  • To verify your address to assist you in opening a bank account.
  • To invite friends and family to attend your graduation ceremony.

Travel Signature/Re-printIf your DS-2019 was issued by IIE/Fulbright, you will need to consult with your program sponsor for DS-2019 travel signatures and re-prints.