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Qualifying Visas

Students with A, E, G, H, I, K, or L Visas

Students who hold a qualifying visa (A, E, G, H, I, K, or L), and have applied for the visa for at least 12 months prior to the quarter of application, may be eligible for residency for tuition purposes. Please reference Residency Requirements for details on establishing bona fide domicile.

Students must complete the residence questionnaire application and provide the following documentation along with the form:

1.    Proof of establishing bona fide domicile.

2.    A copy of the qualifying visa.

H, E, or L Visas for students applying for residency based upon their spouse working in Washington

Students must complete the residence questionnaire application (students complete both pages 1 and 2 with their information, not the spouse’s information) and provide the following documentation along with the form:

1.    Proof of establishing domicile in Washington for 12 months. This documentation will be of the student, not the working spouse. Reference Residency Requirements for details.

2.    A copy of the student’s visa.

3.    A copy of working spouse’s visa.

4.    Proof of spouse’s employment in Washington for 12 months.

Note: Married students are considered to be financially independent, not financially dependent. 

H, E, or L Visas for students applying for residency based upon their parent working in Washington

Students must complete the residence questionnaire application (students complete page 1, parents complete page 2) and provide the following documentation along with the form:

1.    Proof of parent establishing domicile in Washington for 12 months. Reference Residency Requirements for details.

2.    A copy of the student’s visa.

3.    A copy of working parent’s visa.

4.    Proof of parent’s employment in Washington for 12 months.

5.    A copy of the parents’ most recent tax return showing student is claimed as a dependent.

 

For more information, please reference the Residency FAQs.

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