Reporting Requirements
Federal regulations require F1 student visa holders to report the following changes to a DSO. Per federal regulations, updates must be reported within 10 days of the change.

Report Changes to the Following

  • Physical Address
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Major/Program Changes
  • Change of Level (going from a Bachelor's to a Master's, Bachelor's to Second Bachelor's, etc.)
  • If you will NOT finish your program before the end date listed on your I-20 (also called a Program Extension) - this update requires a minimum notice of 15 business days (3 weeks) BEFORE the end date of your I-20 to allow a DSO to process the extension