Applying for an F1 or J1 VISA

After you have been admitted to Concordia as an International student, please review the below steps to apply for an F1 or J1 VISA.

  • F1 Students: Students no longer need to have Concordia mail them a physical copy of their I-20, the digital F1 I-20 is sufficient for your VISA interview
  • J1 Students: Concordia will mail your DS-2019 form within the week of receiving all pertinent information

If you would like Concordia to mail you a physical F1 I-20 document, please follow these directions.

Submit proof of funding

Provide proof of funding for a minimum of one year of study in the form of a bank statement, loan, etc.

If a relative or parent is sponsoring you, please submit a letter of support to accompany the funding. Your sponsor may have an affidavit from their bank sent to us or they may complete the attached form. You may email these documents to international.admissions@cuw.edu or upload them to your online application.

Submit copy of passport

Submit a copy of your passport to either international.admissions@cuw.edu or upload to your online application.

Pay international tuition deposit

Upon acceptance to the University, a $300 nonrefundable tuition deposit is required. This is not an additional fee, but a payment that secures your spot at the University and is put towards your tuition upon arrival. This deposit is not refundable and expires after 1 calendar year.

To make a payment using a U.S. Credit Card or Banking system please click here.

Concordia University Ann Arbor has partnered with PayMyTuition for international tuition payments and deposit payments. With PayMyTuition, you can make your pay your tuition payments from any bank, in any country in any currency at better than bank exchange rates. PayMyTuition is fast, simple and cost effective.

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Call 1.855.663.6839 (toll-free) or through one of their local country contact numbers. You can also reach PayMyTuition Support at support@paymytuition.com or through their support page.

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Bringing dependents (spouse / children)

If an F-l/J-1 student is interested in receiving a dependent I-20/DS-2019 for his/her spouse and/or children, then the following form must be completed. On completion, additional instructions will follow.