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Financial Documentation Requirements

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Acceptable Financial Documentation for I-20/DS-2019 Issuance

All financial documentation must be accompanied by the new FINANCIAL FORM.

  • financial guarantee from a government sponsor (U.S. or home country) AND/OR foreign government sponsors who provide letters of conditional sponsorshop based on university admission
  • your personal bank account documentation (i.e. transaction history or online statement)
  • your sponsor's bank account documentation (i.e. transaction history or online statement)
  • ODU financial form completed by the bank with the appropriate section(s) completed
  • offer letter for an ODU or ODU Research Foundation assistantship (scans and copies allowed in that case)
  • issued within the last year

NOTE: ISSS reserves the right to require original or additional documentation before processing a request.

UNacceptable Financial Documentation for I-20/DS-2019 Issuance

  • letters veryfing an adjunct position
  • documents issued more than one year ago
  • investment portfolios/retirement accounts
  • lines of credit