Requesting a New I-20 or DS-2019

I-20      DS-2019

             I-20                                      DS-2019

For students new to W&M: How to request the Initial I-20 or DS-2019 to begin study
  1. Once you have been admitted to W&M and paid your deposit, you will receive an email from our online system iStart. 
  2. Through iStart, you will complete an online form and upload copies of your passport identity page (if you have one) and financial documentation (i.e., proof of funding).
  3. The request will be electronically endorsed by your admissions office and then routed to the Reves Center.
  4. Reves Center will issue the I-20 or DS-2019, send it out, and notify you that it is on its way.
For current or returning W&M students: How to request an updated or replacement I-20 or DS-2019
  1. Login to iStart using your W&M ID and Password. 
  2. Click on International Office in the menu on the left-hand side. Click on Replacement of a Lost/Stolen/Damaged I-20 or DS-2019 and complete the form.
  3. You will need to upload updated financial documentation.
Admitted to a New Academic Program at W&M

If you are a current W&M student who has been accepted to a new academic program (e.g., a Bachelor’s student who has been accepted to a Master’s program), your I-20 or DS-2019 must be updated with the new information before it expires.

  1. Once you have been admitted to W&M and paid your deposit, you will receive an email from our online system iStart. 
  2. Through iStart, you will complete an online form and upload copies of your passport identity page and financial documentation (i.e., proof of funding).
  3. The request will be electronically endorsed by the your admissions office and then routed to the Reves Center.
  4. Reves Center will issue the I-20 or DS-2019, send it out, and notify you that it is on its way.