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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

IMMIGRATION
for International Students

How to Apply for Change of Status to F-1

The ISC recommends that you consult an Immigration Attorney to help you determine whether you should apply to change your status in your home country or in the U.S. 


You have 2 options:

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1. Apply in your home country

When you want or need to change to F-1, one option is return to your home country to apply for the F-1 visa. This section explains how. 

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2. Apply in the U.S.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER
 Tel: (619) 594-1982  |  Fax: 619-594-1973  |  Email: isc.reception@sdsu.edu