Center for International Education

I-20 Request Form

How to Receive Your UW Bothell I-20

To start processing your UW Bothell I-20, you need to submit the following documents: 


Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students

Passport ID Page

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Sufficient Financial Documents

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I-20 Request Form


The form is available in your Application Status Page
at the bottom of your checklist.


Complete the Graduate Student
I-20 Request / Transfer-In Form

I-20 Transfer-In Form


I-20 Transfer-In Form

Not Applicable

How to Submit Your
Documents for Processing

Upload your documents
onto your UW Bothell Application Status page at
Email all of your documents to CIE office at

When will I receive my UW Bothell I-20?

After we receive all required documentation from you and receive your I20 record from your current school (if applicable), please allow 2 - 3 business days for us to review and issue the I-20 for you. We will email you after the I-20 has been issued and has been mailed to you (or available for pick-up). If you have questions about your I-20, please contact us at

UW Bothell SEVIS School Code is: SEA214F00005000

For students admitted to a program at UW Bothell's Eastside Leadership Center (i.e. M.S. Accounting, MBA Leadership and Bachelors in Business at ELC), please use UW Bothell's SEVIS School Code SEA214F00005001.

Financial Support Requirement

U.S. immigration laws require students on an F or J student visa to provide proof of adequate financial support. The financial ability requirement is met by showing proof of acceptable financial resources to cover tuition & fees, living expense, mandatory UW Health Insurance ($385/quarter) and other course and campus fees for one academic year.

Minimum Financial Support for 2020-2021 Academic Year

  • Undergraduate Student: $53,943
  • Graduate Student:

    *Accounting: $45,786
    *Computer Science & Software Engineering: $42,888
    *Creative Writing & Poetics: $39,714
    *Cyber Security & Engineering: $43,854

    *Cultural Studies: $46,218
    *Education: $46,812
    *Electrical Engineering: $43,170
    *MBA (Leadership / Technology) : $48,378 
    *Nursing: $46,812
    *Policy Studies: $46,812
  • Spouse/Children: Students declaring dependents (spouse and/or children) must show additional proof of financial support to cover living expenses and health insurance costs. The financial documents must show an additional $8,680 USD per year for a spouse, and $6,040 USD per child/year.

Acceptable Forms of Financial Support

Examples of acceptable sources of funding: Checking/savings account, scholarship award letter, certificates of deposits, fixed deposits, fixed term certificate of deposits, educational loans (pre-approved and includes student's name), bonds (maturity date listed and is before the start of the student's first quarter at UWB).

Examples of account types that are NOT accepted: Salary statements, stock market funds, business accounts, insurance policies, home/land value documents, and retirement funds.

Tuition Rates & How to Pay Tuition 

For specific information about the current tuition & fee rates and payment due dates, please refer to .

Traveling Internationally?

Please note that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers can ask for your cell phone or laptop, and social media account information when you to apply for F1 visa and/or travel through U.S. ports of entry. We advise all students to be smart about your online presence and always be compliant with federal laws and regulations.