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Department of Homeland Security SEVIS Fee vs. Rutgers SEVIS Administration Fee

The I-901 SEVIS fee is payable to theUS Department of Homeland Security by all new F-1 students and J-1 exchange visitors who have been issued an “Initial” Form I-20 (F-1) or “new program” Form DS-2019 (DS-2019). In order to pay, the student or exchange visitor much complete the Form I-901 along with the payment via mail or the Internet (dependents in F-2 or J-2 status are not required to pay the fee).The SEVIS fee must be paid at least 3 business days prior to a visa interview or the filing of the change of status application in the US. Learn more about the SEVIS fee.

Rutgers SEVIS Administration Fee (SAF)
Select the link below that describes your status for details on the SAF.