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A Division of the International Studies Office

SEVIS Address and Phone Standards

ISO cannot keep your legal status active without a compliant U.S. mail and phone entry

SIS Mailing Address Type:

Enter your U.S. physical address into SIS Mailing address type:

  1. Enter the street address and apartment number (if you have one) in Address Line 1 only.
  2. Then the city, state and postal code. County is not required

            Address should be formatted as: House Number[space]Street Name[space]Apt Number (if you have one)

            For example: 1234 JEFFERSON PARK AVE APT 12

If you are unsure of formatting:

Address Line 2 should be blank.

  • If you live on-Grounds, Dorm Number[space] Dorm Name[space]Room Number
  • Do NOT ENTER a P.O. Box or UVa department address.
  • Do NOT use punctuation.
  • Do NOT enter the name of your apartment complex, e.g., Grandmarc
  • Do not change the SEVIS address type unless your address outside the U.S. has changed.  If you have entered a U.S. address in the SEVIS address type, please change the field back to your international address.



Please enter a U.S. phone number in SIS

Check the box next to the U.S. phone number as your preferred phone.