Congratulations on your admission to UNT!

PRE-ARRIVAL and POST-ARRIVAL Checklists - This link provides a list of steps to take prior to arriving in the U.S. and a list of steps to take after arrival. Use this checklist to stay on track! 

How to Request your F-1 I-20 Document

Document Check-In - This presentation includes step-by-step information on how to complete your mandatory immigration document check in after arrival in the United States. The final slide of the presentation includes information the steps required to remove enrollment blocks (also called holds). 

MSIS Health Informatics Visa Letter Fall 2023 - to be used if you are pursuing a concentration in Health Informatics within the College of Information and would like a letter to help explain your degree program as listed on your I-20 during your visa interview. 

We look forward to welcoming you to Texas soon!

After you are fully admitted to UNT, you will receive an automated email from iNorthTX with login information to request immigration documents or submit documents relating to your current immigraiton status. Step-by-step instructions for all visa types can be found on our iNorthTX Help PagePlease allow at least 5-7 business days for document evaluation. Prospective F-1 visa students will receive an email once their I-20 has been issued. 

If you are traveling to enter the U.S. for Spring 2023, please print out our Entry Support Letter and carry it with you for both your visa appointment and your entry to the U.S.

Beginning November 8 at 12:01 EST, all nonimmigrants (for example, F1, J1, and H1B visa holders and their dependents) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by an accepted vaccine. There are very limited exceptions to this rule. You can read more on our website HERE or through a professional analysis HERE. Please note, vaccination status will not impact your visa appointment or decision. You may proceed with your visa application and receive full vaccination status after. 

I-20 Request Deadlines for New Students

Outside the U.S. and need to apply for a new visa stamp? 

  • Admission to Spring 2023: You must submit your I-20 request via iNorthTX on or prior to December 9th, 2022
  • Admission to Fall 2023: You must submit your I-20 request via iNorthTX on or prior to July 21st, 2023

Inside the U.S. and applying for a SEVIS transfer from another U.S. institution? 

  • Your current school must transfer your SEVIS record to UNT prior to the start of classes
  • If you are entering the U.S. using an I-20 from another school but want to enroll at UNT full-time, you must request a "transfer without attending" from the other U.S. institution to UNT prior to the start of classes.  

ALL ADVISING IS VIRTUAL 
Schedule an Appointment
QUESTIONS? CALL 940-565-2195 OR EMAIL INTERNATIONALADVISING@UNT.EDU

Virtual Advising Hours:
Mondays 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Fridays 9:30-11:30 a.m.

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