F1 and J1 visa holders can submit a request for an I-20 or DS-2019 to bring their spouse (including same sex partners) and/or child (children) to live with them in the United States on dependent visa status.
1. Copy/copies of each dependent’s passport photo identification page.
3. Copy of proof of marriage to spouse including same-sex partners. Must be translated into English.
4. Financial documentation: For the first dependent add $10,700, for each additional dependent add $2,400 per person.
For current students: Submit all required documents in the order listed above as one pdf to bjtang[at]ipo.umass[dot]edu.
For newly admitted students: Follow the submission instructions on the CERF.