All F-1 and J-1 visa holders are required to report a local U.S. address with the Department of Homeland Security within 10 days of arrival or within 10 days of an address change. The address must be your residential address complete with room number (if you are living within a residence hall) or apartment number. A campus departmental address, a P.O. Box, or a foreign address are not acceptable.

Updating Your Current Address

To report or update your local U.S. address to comply with the address notification requirement use the links below:

Current UCI students and scholars:

Please complete the Address Update form. 

UCI students on F-1 OPT:

Complete the OPT Employment Update form for any changes in the following:

  • Name
  • Residential address
  • Phone and email address
  • Employer name
  • Employer address
  • Employment status 


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