We encourage students to plan ahead and apply as early as possible for an updated I-20 or DS-2019 as needed. Late or rushed requests cannot be honored.

To ensure there are no delays with your request, please make sure that you have completed all required information on the request form and submitted all required supporting documentation, such as financials when requesting a program extension or dependent.

You will receive an email once your request is ready for download on the ISSS Portal.

*OGS reserves the right to adjust processing times as needed; as such, please plan ahead and apply as early as possible for an updated document.

Request Type Current* Processing Time
F- 1 Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Seven (7) business days

F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Seven (7) business days

F-1 STEM OPT I-20 Seven (7) business days
F-1 Program (I-20) Extension  Seven (7) business days
F-1 Gap-Cap I-20 Seven (7) business days
J-1 Program (DS-2019) Extension Seven (7) business days
J-1 Academic Training Request Seven (7) business days
New Dependent I-20/DS-2019 Seven (7) business days
Reprint I-20/DS-2019 Seven (7) business days
Contact Information Update Two (2) business days
Reduced Course Load Request Two (2) business days
Signatures (Social Security Letters, etc) Two (2) business days
Transfer Out Two (2) business days