In accordance with University System of Georgia policy, students admitted to Georgia Tech must verify their lawful presence in the United States prior to enrollment.
If you are a U.S. Citizen, you may provide one of the following documents:
Our mailing address is:
Georgia Institute of Technology
631 Cherry Street, Room 318
Atlanta, GA 30332-0321
If you are a U.S. Permanent Resident, please provide a front and back copy of your current, valid Permanent Resident Card (USCIS form I-151 or I551).
If you are a pending U.S. Permanent Resident, please provide a copy of your pending I-485 receipt notice and your current visa.
If you are a non-citizen U.S. visa holding applicant, please provide a copy of your current, valid visa and/or other immigration documentation.
If you are an F-1 or J-1 international student, you will meet with a representative from the Office of International Education upon arrival for mandatory immigration check-in to verify your immigration documents.
If you are a non-citizen residing outside of the United States or a U.S. territory and applying for distance education, you do not need to provide lawful presence documentation.
We understand these documents may not be available at the time you submit your application; however, lawful presence must be satisfied prior to enrollment. Failure to provide this information will make you ineligible to register for classes and enroll at Georgia Tech.
For more information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).