Immigration and Visa
Office of International Education,
UB Immigration Services
Pursuant to SUNY Board of Trustees Policy 8500, the Office of International Education has named UB Immigration Services as the only unit within the Office authorized to handle immigration matters for international scholars and employees.
Background Information on J-1 Scholars
NEW: PROCESSING AND PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION FEES FOR J-1 SCHOLARS. PLEASE SEE "INTRODUCTION TO J-1 SCHOLAR CATEGORY" BELOW.
Forms for Inviting a J-1 Scholar
Forms for Extending J-1 Scholars
PROCESSING AND ADMINISTRATION FEES
DO NOT APPLY TO J-1 SHORT-TERM
Form for Obtaining Social Security Number
Travel and Form I-94 Departure Record Resources
J-2 Dependents' Work Authorization
Please refer to J-1 Orientation Materials for information on J-2 Employment authorization documents.
Forms for Updating J-1 Scholars' Information
Forms for J-1 Scholars who are Changing Schools
Please note there is a 30-day advance notice requirement
For further information regarding the J-1 Scholar category, contact UB Immigration Services, 201 Talbert Hall, Phone: 645-2355 or 645-5550.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal access to its programs and activities. The entire notice of non-discrimination can be viewed here: http://affirmativeaction.buffalo.edu/about.htm.
The information contained on this web page is provided as a service to the international faculty, researchers, staff, employees and administrators of University at Buffalo, and does not constitute legal advice on any immigration, tax, or other matter. We try to provide useful information, but we make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site or any associated site. As legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. Neither the University at Buffalo nor UB Immigration Services, Office of International Education, is responsible for any errors or omissions contained on this web page, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.