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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.

Off-Campus 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.


Friday, December 8

Deadline for students to request Spring 2024 Form I-20/Form DS-2019.

Processing Timeline

Form I-20/Form DS-2019 Student Applications: Up to three weeks after submitting a complete application.

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.