Video demonstration and instructions on how to use the SEVIS Login:



Steps for Logging into SEVIS:
1. Click, or type, or copy-paste the following url address into the address bar of your web browser:
2. On the login page, once you have read the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security's warning about your privacy, submitting data on their site, and their surveillance, scroll down to the bottom of the page.
3. In the blank text box next to "User Name", type the user name you previously created for your SEVIS account.
4. In the next blank text box below, next to "Password", type the password your previously created for your SEVIS account.
5. Click the gray login button under the password text box to complete the login process. 

Not Able to Login?  Maybe You Need to Reset Your Login Credentials.  Here's How:
1. On the login page, under the login text boxes, click the second blue link labeled "Request Password Reset". Do this if you forgot your password, or your account has been locked, or if your password has been compromised.
2. Once you are on the Request Password Reset page, under the blue information box, type your username into the blank text box next to "User Name".
3. Check the email that you used to register your SEVIS account. In your inbox, you should find instructions for creating a new password.

Still Having Trouble with the Website?  No problem! Just Contact SEVIS Directly:

  • General Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) questions: Please e-mail or call the SEVP Response Center at 703-603-3400 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET, except holidays.
  • I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) fee questions and payment issues: Visit the Form I-901 section of the SEVP website, then send an e-mail to or call the I-901 SEVIS fee hotline at 212-620-3418.
  • Form I-515A, "Notice to Student or Exchange Visitor," issues: Send an email to
  • SEVIS technical help: Call the SEVIS help desk at 800-892-4829 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET or e-mail
  • Initial school certification questions: Please call 703-603-3591 or e-mail Please note: this e-mail address may only be used for school officials with a pending Form I-17, "Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student." If you have not yet applied, please contact
  • Form I-17 update questions: Please e-mail Please note: this is for any questions related to updating your Form I-17.
  • Recertification questions: Please e-mail Please note: this is for any questions related to recertification.

Make sure you save this SEVIS Login tutorial to your bookmarks, because we will update our instructions to reflect any changes that occur on the SEVIS website.