Address Notification Requirements

All F-1 and J-1 students are required to report and maintain a local U.S. address with the Department of Homeland Security within 10 days of arrival for new students and within 10 days of any address change. This must be your local residential address complete with the room number (if you are living within a residence hall) or apartment number. Campus departmental addresses, P.O. Boxes, and foreign addresses are not acceptable for immigration purposes.

Updating Your Current Address

To fulfill your address notification requirement and report or update your local U.S. address, please use the links below:

Current UC Berkeley students:

Report or update your address through Cal Central. Berkeley International Office office will forward this address electronically to the Department of Homeland Security through SEVIS.

UC Berkeley students on F-1 OPT or F-1 STEM OPT:

Please see our OPT Reporting page for more information regarding address and employment updates during Post-Completion OPT and STEM OPT Extension.

UC Berkeley students on J-1 Post-Completion Academic Training:

Please see our J-1 Academic Training Reporting page for more information regarding address and employment updates during J-1 Post-Completion Academic Training.