ISS Visa Clearance for Spring 2023

What is Visa Clearance?

ISS Manoa's Visa Clearance is a process required for international students who are starting their F-1 student or J-1 student program and have received their Certificate of Eligibility (I-20 for F-1, DS-2019 for J-1) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

The process provides the following:

  • Introduces student's to the general rules of your visa status
  • Verifies student's immigration documents upon arrival in the U.S.
  • Ensures student's U.S. address information is formatted properly.

ISS Manoa Visa Clearance is required in order for our office to register your SEVIS record which allows you to stay in the U.S. for your academic program.