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OGS staff work during business hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

First Step: Search this website for answers.

Immigration AdvisingBy email or appointment.

Travel Signature: Requested and issued by email.

In-Person Signature: Required for F-1 Social Security Number and J-1 On-Campus Work Authorization.

Work & Internships: See details for each type of authorization.

General Inquiry: Please email internationalservices@georgetown.edu.

Immigration Emergency: After hours, call GUPD via 202-687-4343.


Summer & Fall 2024 Immigration Document Issuance

Within three weeks after uploading a complete Form I-20 or Form DS-2019 request.

July 19 is final deadline for August 28 start of classes.

OPT and CPT Requests

The current processing time is 7 business days.

OGS Community Values

The Office of Global Services (OGS) is proud of Georgetown University’s long history of welcoming people from around the world, of its tradition to care for each person according to his or her needs (cura personalis), and of its commitment to safeguard the dignity of all individuals.

International Student & Scholar Services cherishes the diversity of cultural and religious backgrounds and philosophical viewpoints that our international community brings to the University. Each international student and each international scholar is a valued and respected member of our community. Our office rededicates itself to serving and supporting the safety and well-being of all members of this community as they work toward expanding their knowledge and enhancing ours.