Getting a Visa


Student Visa Checklist

Once you have confirmed your enrollment and paid your deposit, you’ll need to:

  1. Fill out the Declaration of Finances form (PDF)
  2. Receive your form I-20 or DS-2019 from Cornell
  3. Apply for your visa at a US embassy or nearest consulate
  4. After you have entered the US, complete the Office of Global Learning check-in procedure to maintain valid immigration status

Your Student Visa Questions Answered

Other questions?

Contact the Office of Global Learning team for more information about the visa process and many other tools and resources to help you have a successful international student experience at Cornell.