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Form I-17 - Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student

Form I-17 Summary
Purpose This form and its supplements are used by a school or school system to request approval from USCIS to admit nonimmigrant students.
Size 6 Pages
Edition Date 04/05/02
Where to File

This petition may only be filed electronically through the Student and Exchange Visitors Information System.

Filing FeeA basic processing fee of $230 for each school’s application is required. Every school applying for enrollment in SEVIS, whether for initial approval or for recertification, requires a campus visit. A fee of $350 will be submitted with the basic application fee for each school campus.
Examples Redding College, a one-campus institution, is applying for enrollment in SEVIS ($230), and is required to have a campus visit ($350); the payment (total fee payment of $580) must be submitted with the application.

Blake University is applying for enrollment in SEVIS ($230) to qualify the school’s Greenville Campus ($350) as well as the main campus ($350) for the program (total fee payment of $930); payment of these fees must be included with the submission of the application.
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