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You will receive a confirmation email once we receive your letter request. Please check the information carefully, and follow the instructions if you discover an error in your request. Please note that
you will not receive a separate notification when your letter is ready
, as your request will be processed automatically. Your letter will be ready for pick up at OISS or provided to you by email
within 2 business days
, depending on your choice in the request.
If you indicate that you will pick up the original hard copy of your letter, we kindly ask that you collect the letter from our office in a timely manner (preferably within one week of submitting the request).
Please note that these supporting letters do expire, and if you wait too long to pick it up, you may no longer be able to use it for the intended purpose.
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
Rice University Department
What type of letter do you need?
Letter of enrollment
Visa renewal for yourself
Letter for dependent visa or dependent visa renewal (i.e. F-2, J-2, H-4, etc.)
Letter of invitation for friend or family to visit you in the U.S.
We strongly recommend using the original letter whenever possible, as it will be fixed with our office stamp and seal. However, we can also provide the letters electronically if necessary. Please indicate how you would like to receive your letter:
Original: I will pick up the original hard copy from OISS in a timely manner
Email: I will not require the original letter if I receive an emailed copy
Both: I would like to receive an email copy, but will also pick up the original letter from OISS in a timely manner
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