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Renewing/Replacing Documents 

Contact the International Faculty & Scholars Office with questions regarding renewing or replacing any of the documents listed below.

Visa Stamp

To renew a visa stamp, follow the same procedure as that for an initial visa application.

I-94 Arrival/Departure Card

Digital I-94 can be retrieved from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services can issue you a replacement I-94 card if it is lost or stolen.  File Form I-102.

Form DS-2019

The institution that issued you your Form DS-2019 can issue you a replacement if it is lost, stolen, or damaged.

If UC San Diego issued you your document, email the International Faculty & Scholars Office at ischolars@ucsd.edu to request a new DS-2019.

If your form was not issued by UC San Diego, contact a Responsible Officer from the form-issuing institution.

Form I-797 Notice of Action

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services can issue you a replacement Form I-797 Notice of Action (H-1B, O-1) if it is lost or stolen by filing Form I-824

If UC San Diego is the petitioner listed on the Form I-797, please contact the International Faculty & Scholars Office for assistance. 

Passport

Contact your country's nearest consulate office to arrange for a replacement passport.

Permanent Resident Card

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services can issue you a replacement Permanent Resident card if it is lost or stolen; see Replacing your permanent residence card.