How to Request a Dependent I20 or DS2019

F1 and J1 visa holders can submit a request for an I20 or DS2019 to bring their spouse (including same sex partners) and/or child (children) to live with them in the United States on dependent visa status.

Application Materials:

  1. Dependent Request Form
  2. If applicable, proof of association for your spouse in English (including same-sex partners).
  3. If applicable, a copy of your current TA/RA contract. (Additional funding documentation will be requested once your application has been reviewed.)

For current students: Submit all required documents by email (fsadvisor@ipo.umass.edu) OR in-person (467 Hills South, 111 Thatcher Rd).

For newly admitted stduents: Follow the submission instructions on the CERF.