Dependent InformationF-1 students planning of studying at A&M-Commerce or currently studying at A&M-Commerce may invite their dependent(s) to the U.S. during their studies as an F-2 dependent. A dependent is defined as the spouse and/or unmarried child (under the age of 21) on the F-1 student.
If you have applied to A&M-Commerce be sure to notify the ISSO if you will have any F-2 dependents with you during your studies at A&M-Commerce. Students holding an F-1 visa who want to bring their dependent(s) to the U.S. will need to provide the following documentation to the ISSO:
- Copy of passport for each dependent
- Country of birth, country of citizenship, country of residence, date of birth, city of birth, and relationship for each dependent
- Updated financial support: If the current financial information on record with the ISSO is more than one year old the F-1 student will need to provide updated financial support to show funding for at least one year of study ($26000 graduate, $28000 undergraduate). The F-1 student will also need to show an additional $3000 per dependent.
- Copy of marriage license (translation to English required) if inviting spouse