Visa Application for Summer Intensive College English

International students participating in the Summer Intensive College English program will need enter the U.S. in a status that allows for study. The Office of Student Services at the Monterey Institute of International Studies is here to assist you by providing information and support for this process. Continue reading for more information on the document requirements and the visa application process.

If you are an international student who is currently studying in the U.S. please read the Currently in the U.S. section below.



Form I-20 and F-1 Visa

Once you have been admitted to the Summer Intensive College English program you will need to submit the I-20 Application form and supporting documentation in order to apply for an F-1 visa.  The I-20 Application form, passport information page, and financial documentation will provide the required information needed to issue the I-20.

The I-20 will be issued once the Office of Student Services has:

  • Confirmed acceptance into the Summer Intensive College English program;
  • Received the I-20 Application Form and supporting documentation;
  • Verified tuition deposit.


I-20 Application Instructions

I-20 Application Instructions:

I-20 Application

Information about starting the visa application process, including required fees and scheduling your visa interview, will be emailed to you prior to the mailing of the I-20.

Currently in the U.S.

If you are an international student currently in the U.S. please contact us at; to confirm your status and verify if you will need an I-20 issued by the Monterey Institute of International Studies for the program.