If your immigration documents are lost or stolen please notify the Center for International Education Office.

If your I-20 is lost, stolen or damaged please talk with your immigration advisor in the Center for International Education Office. You can request a replacement I-20 by completing the Request for a New or Revised I-20 Form.

If your passport is lost or stolen you should immediately contact your country’s embassy or consulate in the United States. You can find additional information on how to apply for a replacement passport online at the embassy or consulate’s webpage.

For a complete list of foreign embassy websites please visit the following page:

http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/dpl/32122.htm

If your visa is lost or stolen you should contact the US Embassy or Consulate that issued your visa to make sure your visa is not being used by another person. The next time you travel to your home country you will need to apply for another US Visa. For a complete list of foreign embassy websites please visit the following page: http://www.usembassy.gov/

To replace a lost or stolen I-94 card you will need to complete Form I-102 with USCIS. The form can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis and the application fee is currently $330.00. You will need to include a copy of a police report if the document was stolen and you should make an appointment with your immigration advisor to review application materials in the CIE Office.

You can replace your Social Security card for free if it is lost or stolen. However, you are limited to three replacement cards in a year and 10 during your lifetime. Legal name changes and other exceptions do not count toward these limits. For example, changes in immigration status that require card updates may not count toward these limits. Also, you may not be affected by these limits if you can prove you need the card to prevent a significant hardship.

To get a replacement card: Complete an Application For A Social Security Card (Form SS-5); and You will need to show proof of:

  • Immigration status – I-20, Passport, Visa and I-94 Card
  • Work eligibility – Letter from the International Programs Office or EAD Card
  • Identity – Passport with I-94 Card. Take your completed application and original documents to your local Social Security office

To replace a lost or stolen Employment Authorization Document (EAD Card), students will need to complete Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, at http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis.

This application is a similar process to apply for the original OPT authorization, with the following exceptions:

  1. At the top of the I-765 Form you should choose - Replacement (of lost employment authorization document)
  2. You will need to send copies of all the supporting documents you sent for your initial authorization. For a complete list please contact the Center for International Education Office.

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