Persons holding a non-immigrant visa status in the United States may change their visa status to certain limitations while remaining in the country. In order to request a change of visa (for example, F-2 to F-1 or from H-1 to F-1) the following information is required from the prospective student:
If the change of status request is based on a spouse's visa status, the following information is required in addition to the information listed above:
The request is then sent to the USCIS for adjudication. The student and NRCC are notified of the Service's decision. The college receives notification on SEVIS.