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Travel Restrictions and Requirements

For the most part, you can easily travel domestically within the United States, as long as you bring your passport and appropriate documentation. Traveling outside of the United States may carry some restrictions and requires additional documentation and approvals. Rules vary by visa status.

How do I get a travel signature on my I-20 /DS 2019?

To submit an" I-20 Reprint (or DS-2019 Reprint) Request' for travel, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the OISS Portal.
  2. Go to portal section #3 "Requests & Documents" on the far right.
  3. Scroll down to find the appropriate request: "Reprint I-20" or "Reprint DS-2019"

    For F-1 studentsreprint-i-20-icon.jpg

    For J-1 students


  4. Complete and submit the request. 
  5. You will receive an email notifying you when your I-20 or DS-2019 reprint with travel signature is ready to access and print from the portal.

Entering and Exiting the U.S.