The information below applies to students who lawfully reside in the United States as a temporary worker, diplomat, exchange visitor, under temporary protective status, or other immigrant type. View application deadlines.
Submit the following required documents if you currently maintain lawful status in the U.S. with any of the following:
A, E, G, H, I, J, K, L, O, R, TD, TN, U, and V visas;
Dependent visa holders: If you maintain a dependent visa from the list above, in addition to your application documents, you must submit the following documents from the primary visa holder:
- Passport (must be valid)
- Visa (must be valid)
- Form I-94 arrival/departure card
- Proof of employment
Documents Required for Other Visa Type 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.
Requirements for Other Visa Types
|International Student Data Sheet||On form|
|Passport||Photocopy identification pages in your passport.||Provided by student|
|Visa or F-2 Status USCIS Approval Notice
If applicable, for J-1 or J-2 Visa Holders: Form DS2019
|Photocopy all current and previous Form DS2019s||Provided by student|
|Form I-94 arrival/departure card||Print I-94 instructions.||Provided by student|
|English Proficiency Score
Only one test is required.
|View English Proficiency Requirements & Exemptions.
ACC ESOL Test Schedule
Academic IELTS Minimum Score Required: Overall Band Score of 6.5
|Register at TOEFL.org or IELTS.org.|
|Unofficial college/university transcript||See Transcripts and Translation Services.||Provided by school attended|
|Unofficial high school transcript||Not required if you attended college. See Transcript and Translation Services.||Provided by school attended|
|Application Fee — $100, one-time only, nonrefundable||Pay application fee. Upload email receipt once paid.||Provided by student|
|Form I-797 Notice of Action, if applicable||Submit photocopies if you have an application pending with immigration of I-797 (I-130, I-485, I-589, I-539).||Provided by student|
|Employment Authorization Document (Card), if applicable||Photocopy of EAD (front and back). Submit if you currently or have previously received authorization to work in the United States.||Provided by student|
Submit the Following Documents from the Primary Visa Holder (for Each Dependent)
|Additional Documents from Primary Visa Holder||Instructions||Access Form|
|Passport||Photocopy identification pages in passport.||Provided by student|
|Visa or Visa Status USCIS Approval Notice||Photocopy||Provided by student|
|Form I-94 arrival/departure card||Print I-94 arrival/departure card.||Provided by student|
|Proof of Employment or F-2 Dependent I-20 Document
If applicable: Primary J-1 visa holder: Form DS2019
|Submit current paycheck stub or an employment letter on official letterhead that includes a recent date and signature of company official.
Photocopy of all current DS2019s.
|Provided by student|