Step 8: CGE Arrival Confirmation

When you arrive in the United States (or arrive at FSU, if you are transferring your SEVIS record from another U.S. institution) you will complete an online CGE Arrival Confirmation in Nole Start.

Do not complete this form from outside the U.S.

You will need the following to complete this process:

  • Your FSU I-20
  • Passport
  • F-1 Visa
  • I-94 Arrival/Departure Record. After arrival in the US you can print your I-94 from:

The Arrival Confirmation process allows us to collect the information necessary to register your government immigration (SEVIS) record. Your SEVIS record must be registered prior to your applying for a Florida driver license/identification card or a Social Security number (if employed on-campus), even if you are transferring from another U.S. institution.