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SEVIS Record Transfer-Out Form

Before completing this form, you must have applied and be admitted to another U.S. educational institution.

9. OPT Work Authorization *
9a. OPT Work Authorization *

SEVIS Release Date Request:

An International Office advisor (DSO) will release your SEVIS record to your new school on this date. We recommend the last day of your current semester.

Important considerations for the transfer release date:

  • If a student completes a course of study (or OPT), the student is eligible for transfer through the end of the 60-day grace period.
  • If you are planning on traveling abroad you must re-enter the country with the I-20 from the school that holds your SEVIS record at the time.If your release date occurs when you are abroad the international office at your new school will have to mail you the transfer I-20.
12. I am requesting the above release date due to: *

Information About Your New School

I, hereby, notify the International Office of my intention to transfer to the above school.