5 AFFIDAVIT OF SUPPORT | OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
Aidavit of Support
Financial Declaration Requirements and Aﬃdavit of Support
If it is determined that you are admissible to Oregon State University, OSU can provide you with an I-20 (F-1) or DS-2019
(J-1) only after you submit satisfactory evidence that you have adequate funds for your proposed program of study.
Acceptable ﬁnancial documents must have been issued (by the ﬁnancial institution) within 3 months of the date the
application was submitted with the Aﬃdavit of Support (below) if necessary. Please refer to the following website for
ﬁnancial amounts required to be shown at time of application for each program: oregonstate.edu/admissions/international/
applying/certification-finances. Be sure to keep copies of your ﬁnancial documents as you will need to present them to the
US Consular Oﬃcer at your visa interview and to the US Immigration Oﬃcers at the Port of Entry.
example Sources of Funding and required Documentation (Copies of documentation are accepted)
Source of funding Required documentation
Personal bank statement (checking/savings) Certiﬁed bank letter/bank statement
Parent(s)/Personal sponsor(s) Aﬃdavit of Support and certiﬁed bank letter/bank statement
Government agency Letter of award/sponsorship
e following documents are not acceptable for proof of funding: stock holdings, life insurance policies,
employment letters credit lines, and mortgages. Please note US visa regulations restrict student employment,
and therefore, it is important not to rely on employment for income to oﬀset your educational expenses.
Parent/Personal sponsor whose name is on ﬁnancial documents must complete this portion.
Spouses, relatives, and other personal sponsors are required to complete the “Aﬃdavit of Support” form when funds
held in their name are provided as ﬁnancial documentation by an international student at time of application.
e aﬃdavit of support helps conﬁrm the legitimacy of ﬁnancial documentation presented by the student.
I, _____________________________________________________________________hereby certify that I am willing
(Print name of personal sponsor/family member)
and able to provide the amount of $ __________________________ in US dollars to meet the expenses incurred
by____________________________________________________________________during the length of the student’s
(Print student’s full name)
study to which their application pertains. My relationship to the student is that of:__________________________. I have
authorized the release of my supporting ﬁnancial documents to verify that the promised ﬁnancial resources are available to me.
I aﬃrm that I know and understand the contents of this aﬃdavit by me and the statements are true and correct.
Signature of personal sponsor/family member: _________________________________Date: