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Requesting I-20/DS-2019 for Dependent(s)

Requesting I-20/DS-2019 for Dependent(s)

As an international student at UMD you may request immigration documents (I-20/DS-2019) for your spouse or unmarried children under the age of 21.  

For students that plan to have your family join you at the start of your academic program, please include the following information in your I-20/DS-2019 iTerp checklist:

Dependents: Spouse & Children:

  • Once you click "Yes", a new screen will appear requesting more information.
  • Enter the information for each dependent in the checklist as requested. Please note that failure to completely or correctly enter the dependent information on the online application may delay processing of the F-2/J-2 Dependent I-20/DS-2019.
  • Upload a copy of the dependent's passport photo page. Be sure to provide a clear scan including the machine readable section.
  • For Academic & Funding Information, you must submit additional proof of financial support ($4,500 for each dependent).
  • When processed, the F-2/J-2 Dependent I-20/DS-2019 will be mailed/picked-up with your I-20/DS-2019 Certificate of Eligibility.

If you decide to bring your dependent(s) once you are already on campus please refer to our website for current students.