Salisbury University students on campus

Additional Information

Passport Validity

For a list of countries with agreements with the United States to extend passport validity for an additional six months, please visit the following website:

Click here to find out countries that extend passport validity.

Options after Graduation or Completion of OPT

Students who have maintained F-1 student status and completed their program (either course of study or OPT) have the following options:

  • Depart the U.S. within 60 days of completing the course of study or OPT.
  • Continue in F-1 status by pursuing further F-1 studies either at the same institution or another school.
  • Apply for standard post-completion optional practical training no later than 60 days after completing the course of study.
  • Apply to change status to another nonimmigrant classification no later than 60 days after completing the course of study.

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Lost I-94

Replacement of a lost or stolen Form I-94 falls under the responsibility of Department of Homeland Security (DHS). To file for a replacement I-94, see Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival-Departure Document at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Website and see Arrival-Departure Record at the DHS, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Website. Please keep in mind that as of May 1, 2013 U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin a new system for issuing I-94. Please see the following link for additional information: Arrival/Departure Record Process Changes for Foreign Visitors Arriving via Air or Sea

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