SEVP Updates FAQ

SEVP Updates FAQ on Sending Electronic Versions of Form I-20 to Students

Today, March 26, 2020, SEVP updated its COVID-19 FAQ document to allow Designated School Officials (DSOs) to send scanned versions of physically or electronically signed Forms I-20 to student email addresses listed in SEVIS.

SEVP has identified the following methods to sign and send the Form I-20:

  • Email a scanned version of the physically signed Form I-20;
  • Email a digitally signed Form I-20 using electronic signature software; or
  • Email a digitally signed Form I-20 that contains a digitally reproduced copy of a physical signature.”

“Only approved principal designated school officials (PDSOs) and DSOs may physically sign or input their own digital signature to the Form I-20…”