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Certification of Finances and Required Documentation

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You must complete the USD Certification of Finances form in order to obtain or maintain your F-1 student visa status. Tuition and expense totals are listed by program below. The form must be submitted with one or more of the following:

  • Verification of Personal or Family Savings or Other Family Resources. This verification needs to be provided in English. It can be from your bank or your sponsor's bank and it must state, in U.S. dollars, the latest account balance.

  • Other Income Sources such as Loan, Income, or Travel Grants. Please be specific and enclose a signed affidavit from an authorized person to certify the accuracy of this entry.

  • Funds from your Government. Please indicate the name and agency and enclose a signed copy of your letter of award.

Certification of finances forms for the 2015/2016 academic year are not yet available. You will be notified when the new form is available.

Please allow 7 business days for the process of I-20 upon receipt of all required documents.