The following information applies to the child or spouse of an F-1 visa student.
F-2 visa holders: Dependent spouses and children of F-1 visa students are now eligible to enroll part-time ONLY in any credit or vocational courses, with a maximum of 11 credit hours in a fall or spring semester and a maximum of 5 credit hours in a summer semester.
Documents Required for F-2 Dependent Visa Students
Upload the required application documents directly into your application profile, with clear PDF scans of each document, into the categories below. Where multiple forms and documents are required, ensure you scan all documents into one PDF file to upload into the appropriate category. Your application will not be complete until all supplemental documents are received.
Required Items for F-2 Dependent Student (Academic)
|International Student Data Sheet||See instructions on form.|
|Passport||Photocopy identification pages in your passport.||Provided by student|
|Visa Document: F-2 Visa or F-2 Status USCIS Approval Notice||Photocopy||Provided by student|
|I-94 Document: Form I-94 arrival/departure card||See instructions.||Provided by student|
|Form I-20||Photocopy all current and previous form I-20s (pages 1 and 2).||Provided by student|
|English Proficiency Score
Only one test is required.
|View instructions & exemptions.
TOEFL minimum required score for internet-Based Test (iBT): 79
Academic IELTS minimum required score: Overall Band Score of 6.5
The ACC school code for TOEFL is 6759.
|Register online at TOEFL.org or IELTS.org.|
|Unofficial college transcript||See instructions.||Provided by school attended|
|Unofficial High school transcript (not required if you attended college)||See transcript instructions.||Provided by school attended|
|Application fee — $100 one-time only, nonrefundable||Pay application fee. Upon paying, upload email receipt.||Provided by student|
|USCI Form I-797 Notice of Action, if applicable||Submit photocopy if you have an application pending with immigration of I-797 (I-130, I-485, I-589, I-539). No photos.||Provided by student|
|Employment Authorization Document, if applicable||Submit photocopy of EAD (front and back)if you currently have or previously have received authorization to work in the U.S.||Provided by student|
|Primary F-1 Visa Holder Passport||Photocopy identification pages||Provided by student|
|Primary Visa Holder or F-2 Dependent Visa Document (each dependent)||Photocopy identification pages in your dependent(s) passport, for each spouse and/or child dependent||Provided by student|
|Primary F-1 Visa or F-1 Status USCIS Approval Notice||Photocopy||Provided by student|
|Primary F-1 Form I-94 arrival/departure card (each dependent)||Print I-94 document here.||Provided by student|
|Primary Visa Holder Proof of Employment or F-2 Dependent I-20 Document (each dependent)||Provided by student|
|Primary F-1 Form I-20||Photocopies of all current and previous F-2 form I-20s (pages 1 and 2)||Provided by student|
|Primary F-1 Employment Authorization Document (Card)||Photocopy of EAD (front and back). Submit if primary F-1 currently or has previously received authorization to work in the U.S.||Provided by student|
|Primary F-1 Proof of Enrollment||See instructions.||Provided by school primary F-1 attends|