I-20 Request

How to Receive Your UW Bothell I-20

To start processing your UW Bothell I-20, you need to submit the following documents: Passport ID Page and Sufficient Financial Documents.

To submit your documents and request an I-20, you must go to ISS Portal. This process is for everyone, including Initial I-20s, Transfers, and Change of Status.

When will I receive my UW Bothell I-20?

After we receive all required documentation from you, please allow 2 – 3 business days for us to review and issue the I-20 for you. If you are trnsferring your SEVIS record from another school, we must wait for that school to initiate the transfer before we can issue the I-20.

We will email you after the I-20 has been issued and available to download from ISS Portal. If you have questions about your I-20, please contact us at uwbintl@uw.edu.

UW Bothell SEVIS School Code is: SEA214F00005000

UW Bothell Eastside Leadership Center SEVIS Code: SEA214F00005001 (ELC admitted students only)

Financial Support Requirement

U.S. immigration laws require students on an F 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 and other course and campus fees for one academic year.

Minimum Financial Support for 2023-2024 Academic Year

  • Undergraduate Student: $69,078
  • Graduate Student:
    • Accounting: $56,730
    • Computer Science & Software Engineering: $55,815
    • Creative Writing & Poetics: $TBD
    • Cyber Security & Engineering: $55,815
    • Cultural Studies: $59,592
    • Education: $60,261
    • Electrical Engineering: $57,555
    • MBA (Leadership / Technology) : $60,093
    • Nursing: $59,694
    • Policy Studies: $60,261
  • 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 $9,357 USD per year for a spouse, and $6,660 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

Tuition is due by the 3rd Friday of the quarter. For specific information about current tuition & fee rates and payment due dates, refer to www.uwb.edu/tuition-fees.

Emergency Visa Appointments

During COVID-19, we are aware that some U.S. Consulates offer emergency visa appointments. Once it is within 60-days from the start of the quarter, you can go online to schedule this appointment. Some countries require you to wait until 30-days before, such as in Japan. Please contact your local U.S. Consulate for further details.