Documents to Bring to the U.S.
Bring your valid passport with your F-1 visa (note that Canadian students will not have a visa) and your form I-20 or DS-2019.
Bring with you to the United States any important documents that relate to your academic, medical, and legal history:
- Official transcripts from secondary schools, colleges, or universities
- Medical and dental records, including certificates of immunizations and vaccinations
- Information about medical conditions or treatments, prescriptions for medication (including the generic and brand names) and eyeglasses
- International driver's license
Obtain English translations of these documents and have the translations certified by a U.S. educational advising center or a U.S. consulate or embassy. Retain photocopies of all original documents for your records.