F-1: Travel

When travelling outside of the U.S. you will need to carrry the following documents:

  • I-20 Form (signed by the PDSO or DSO)
  • Passport (valid at least 6 months into the future)
  • I-94 Form
  • A valid F-1 visa
  • Unofficial Transcripts

In addition to the above documentation it is advisable to bring your evidence of financial support, such as a bank statement or scholarship letter.

Obtaining a Travel Signature It is essential that you obtain a travel signature on your I-20 form from a PDSO or DSO before traveling outside the US! Please be aware that it takes from 3 – 5 days to obtain a travel signature, so it is important for you to plan ahead.

Canadian Students Canadian students do not require a visa to enter the US. However, they are still considered international students and must have a valid I-20 when re-entering the US.

Airport and transportation information Flights should be arranged to Boise International Airport (BOI). Taxi service is available outside of the airport arrival area. The cost is approximately $75 to NNU. Public transportation around NNU is limited, we suggest you find other taxi services.