Steps to Transfer From a U.S. School

If you are an F-1 international student and currently attending a language school, high school, college or a university in the United States, you must follow the steps below to transfer your SEVIS Record to De Anza College.

  • These steps apply to students who are currently attending, graduating or completing OPT as an F-1 student at a U.S. school.
  • De Anza College does not accept terminated/completed SEVIS records and can only issue an I-20 after the SEVIS record from your current school is transferred to us.
  • De Anza SEVIS code is: SFR214F01758000

Complete the Online Application

Use the online application for international students. Do not use the OpenCCC application form that is designed for U.S. residents.

International Student Application Form

  • It takes at least 1-2 weeks to review your application after it is submitted.
  • You will be contacted by email if additional documents are needed. Please check your email inbox and spam filter frequently.
  • You can upload missing admission documents after your initial submission.

You will receive an acceptance letter once you are officially admitted.

Request the De Anza I-20

  • Contact your current school to release the SEVIS record to De Anza College. De Anza SEVIS code is: SFR214F01758000. Please note, it is your responsibility to ensure that your current school transfers your SEVIS record to De Anza. We will not follow up with your school on this process.
  • Complete the De Anza I-20 Request Form through the application portal after your SEVIS record transferred to De Anza.
  • It takes about two to three weeks for De Anza to issue your new I-20 form.

Please notify us if you wish to travel OUTSIDE the United States before the quarter starts. If you leave the U.S., you will need the I-20 form from De Anza in order to return to this country.

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