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Transfer F-1 Visa Applicants (Within the U.S.)

Step 1: Complete the Collin College International Application for Admission

International student applications must have accurate student information, including your foreign country address to issue an I-20 (foreign country address cannot be a p.o. box).

 1a: Certification of ResidencyPDF
       (Oath / Signature Part I)

Step 2: Official TOEFL (institution code: 6805) or IELTS scores must be submitted with the following minimum scores:

               TOEFL--525 for the paper based test or 71 for internet based test
                IELTS--6.5 or higher
               TOEFL exemptions

TOEFL/IELTS scores will not exempt you from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) needed to determine your college placement. For more information about TSI Assessment and exemptions, click here.

English as a Second Language Program (ESL)

TOEFL or IELTS scores for the English Language Program must be submitted with the following minimum scores:

               IELTS--4.5 (4.0 minimum in each skill)

               TOEFL iBT 32 (8 minimum in each skill)

               TOEFL pBT 385 (93 minimum in each skill)

For more information about our ESL program, click here.

Step 3: Complete the F-1 Intention to Apply AND provide supporting documentation (English translation required) for at least one of the following:


Documentation Required

Personal Savings

  • Bank statement showing balance equal or greater than $24,000 dated within 6 months of application deadline.

Parents, relatives, friends, or

U.S. Sponsor

  • Letter of guarantee from sponsor AND
  • Bank statement showing balance equal or greater than $24,000 dated within 6 months of the application deadline.

Your Government

  • Official letter confirming type and amount of financial aid.

Step 4: Submit transcripts from all U.S. schools.  Only official transcripts from U.S. schools will be accepted. 

Step 5: A copy of the front page of your passport showing your name, country of origin, and the expiration date of the passport.  Additionally, the International Students Office will need a copy of the following documents:

               > Current I-20

                > I-94

               > Visa

                > Financial documents (as indicated from Financial Information Worksheet)

               > ISO Local or Foreign Address form

Step 6:  The Transfer F-1 Verification Form must be completed by current International Student Advisor

Please Note:  Students who are OUT OF STATUS, or have below a 2.0 GPA will not be granted transfer admission.

Step 7: Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine is required of all students who are under the age of 22 at least 10 days before the start of the semester.

Step 8: Mail or email all required documents found in steps 2 through 7 to:
International Student Office
Collin College - SCC
2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074