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Add a new dependent

This e-form can be used by both new and current students to add a dependent and obtain an I-20 or DS-2019 for their spouse or child. Please note that a separate e-form must be submitted for each dependent.

Once you have logged in to iSSS BU Client Services, the e-form is found under "Administrative Services" in the "iSSS BU Home Page" block.

The top section of the e-form provides instructions for completing the form.


When filling out the e-form, required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Information on file with ISSS about you is displayed in the STUDENT INFORMATION section. You must indicate whether you are currently enrolled at Binghamton University or on OPT. File(s) to be uploaded are identified in the FINANCIAL INFORMATION section. A "Letter of Support" is required if the financial documentation is not in your name. Please note:

  • You can only upload PDF or image files (JPG, JPEG, GIFF, PNG).
  • PDF files work best.
  • Please DO NOT upload Bitmap or BMP images.


The NEW DEPENDENT INFORMATION section must be completed. Most of the fields have drop-down lists - these can be seen by clicking on the arrow on the right-hand side of the input field.


Check the verification box to certify the e-form information is correct, then click the "Submit" button.


The top of the e-form is displayed, with a message that the e-form is in "Pending" status. You can add information on another dependent by clicking on the "Add New Add a New Dependent"prompt.


Please allow 3-5 days for processing.  You will receive an email when ISSS has completing processing your request.


Last Updated: 11/16/18