Visa FAQ

What is the I-20 or DS-2019 Application?

A completed I-20 Application or DS-2019 Application is required in order to demonstrate your ability to pay tuition and living expenses.The Monterey Institute is required per U.S. federal regulations to confirm sufficient financial resources for the first academic year of study (for F-1 students) or for the entire program (for J-1 students).  These costs include tuition, fees and the estimated cost of living.  A breakout of these costs can be viewed on theTuition & Fees webpage.  The I-20 Application or DS-2019 Application is required for all international students who are requesting an F-1 or J-1 visa status for study at the Monterey Institute.

Please read the first two pages of the application carefully as it contains information about how to complete the document and provides information about the required supporting documentation.