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Mount Saint Mary's College

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Reentry to the United States

Information for F-1 International Students

The link for the Travel Request is found at the bottom of this page.
To obtain a Travel Signature from your DSO you must fill out this request.


International Students who are maintaining their status, and are reentering the United States after a temporary absence of less than five months, must present at the Port of Entry (POE):

In addition to the above documents, if you are engaging in post-completion OPT, you need to carry your:

Remember to always keep your documents readily at hand.

It is highly advised not to travel if:

 However, as each person’s individual circumstances differ, and the above information is not exhaustive, you may wish to contact your embassy, consulate, or legal counsel for further assistance to determine whether it is appropriate to travel. Please remember that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer at the Port of Entry (POE) decides whether or not nonimmigrants are admitted to the United States.  

Keep in mind that once you leave, there is no guarantee that you will be readmitted to the United States.  Also, if you do not return before five months, you will automatically be out of status.

For more information on reentry visit this government website  http://www.ice.gov/sevis/travel/faq_f.htm  

TO ACCESS THE TRAVEL SIGNATURE REQUEST FORM CLICK ON THIS LINK