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Transferring F-1 SEVIS record out of CCA

Last updated on Jan 09, 2024

Information for current CCA students:

  • You must be accepted by another SEVP-certified school and then submit the following information via the SEVIS Record Transfer-Out Request form
    • Acceptance letter (with program stat date listed)
    • Transfer-out date
  • You must choose a transfer release date based on your academic needs, travel, and program start date at the transfer-in school.
  • If you are transferring after completing your program at CCA, your transfer out date must be within 60 days of your program end date.
  • On the transfer release date, the responsibility for your SEVIS record transfers to the DSO at your new school. ISS will no longer have access to the record to make changes or print a new Form I-20. CCA will have a 'Deactivated' record from this point.

Information for F-1 students on OPT:

  • You must be accepted by another SEVP-certified school and then submit the following information via the SEVIS Record Transfer-Out Request form
    • Acceptance letter (with program stat date listed)
    • Transfer-out date
  • You must choose a transfer release date based on your OPT employment plans and your program start date at the transfer-in school.
    • PLEASE NOTE : Your work authorization on OPT ends on your SEVIS release date
    • If you are transferring after the end of your OPT, your transfer out date must be within 60 days of your last day of OPT.
  • On the transfer release date, the responsibility for your SEVIS record transfers to the DSO at your new school. ISAP will no longer have access to the record to make changes or print a new Form I-20. CCA will have a 'Deactivated' record from this point.