Invitation Letter

ISSS can provide current F-1 and J-1 students with a letter to invite your friends and family members to visit you in Philadelphia.  

Immigration Status Verification Letter

ISSS can provide current F-1 and J-1 students with a letter to verify your immigration status.

Please note:

  • If you need a letter/certificate of enrollment, please go to the Registrar's Office
  • If you are a student from Canada needing verification of the tuition amounts, please go to the Registrar's office or Student Financial Services

How to request a letter:

  • Log into iPenn using your Pennkey and password
  • Select the Invitation Letter Request OR Immigration Status Verification from the left menu labeled as Student Services.

This service takes up to 5 business days. You will receive an email when your letter is ready for pickup at ISSS.