Your Form I-20, issued by BYU, is a certificate of eligibility
- provided initially for you to apply for an F -1 student visa or to change your status,
- but it functions as your record of F-1 lawful status throughout your stay in the U.S. and must be valid at all times.
- Do not let it expire if you still plan to continue your program. entending your I-20
You should keep all of your original I-20s even after a new one has been issued to reflect updated information or transfer of schools. If you lose your current I-20, request a replacement. request form
- Page 1:
- Current information on your
- school, program and level of study
- required financial information
- any dependents here in the U.S.
- Signature signifying that you have read and certify the information
- Any notations by a DHS official
- Page 2: "Instructions to Students" which should be followed to maintain your status.
- Page 3:
- Any authorizations for curricular practical training
- Any recommendation for optional practical training
- Any endorsement signatures of a Designated School Official (DSO) affirming that the information on the front of your I-20 is correct and you are currently in status for the purpose of re-entering the U.S.