Request for Updated or Travel Signature I-20/DS-2019

This form is intended for any current University at Albany student (or student on OPT) who needs to update or replace an I-20 or DS-2019 form.  If you are a recently admitted student seeking a new I-20 or DS-2019 for your new program, please contact Admissions. 

This form is to be used by UAlbany students who need

  • to have a replacement I-20/DS/2019 with a travel signature sent to them
  • to replace a lost, stolen or damaged I-20/DS-2019
  • an updated I-20/DS-2019 (new major, change in funding, change in employer, cap-gap extension etc.)

This form should not be used by newly admitted students, students who are beginning a new academic level at UAlbany, or students who have been readmitted or are returning from a leave. Please contact the proper Admissions office to obtain a new I-20/DS-2019.



Request for Updated or Travel Signature I-20/DS-2019

1.) Click here to go to the AccessISSS online system.
2.) Click the "Login" button under the International Student & Scholar AccessISSS Log-In header. To see a screenshot, click here.
3.) Enter your NetID (ex: AA123456) and password.
4.) On the left-hand panel, click "Student Services." To see a screenshot, click here.
5.) Select the "Request for Updated or Travel Signature I-20/DS-2019" EForm from the list of forms. To see a screenshot, click here.
6.) Complete the Eform. If you need to return to the form later, click "Save Draft."  You can then find the draft again later under the “Requests” tab on your AccessISSS profile homepage (for a screenshot, click here). If you are done and ready to submit the form for ISSS review, click "Submit." To see a screenshot, click here.
7.) This form will ask you to upload supporting documents. If you need assistance, please review the File Upload Instructions webpage.
8.) All updates regarding your form processing will be communicated over email. Please allow up to 5-7 business days for processing.

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