F-1 or J-1 Travel Document Checklist

Valid I-20 or DS-2019

Valid F-1 or J-1 Visa Stamp (except for Candadian citizens)

Valid Passport

I-901 SEVIS Fee receipt


Port of Entry Inspection

If the Port of Entry has concerns regarding your documents or otherwise, they may refer you to Secondary Inspection. As part of the  to another officer to verify your student status or for additional questioning. Although a referral to secondary inspection can be intimidating, you should not be concerned. It may take time for you to get through the process.

If the CBP officer has questions that can be answered only be answered by UMSL Global, consider asking the officer to contact UMSL Global at +1314-643-7351 for more information.