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Immigration Information


St. Petersburg College is authorized by federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students. Our knowledgeable staff are here to help you work through the immigration requirements. After you have reviewed our website, contact us if you have any questions about:

Contact Local Immigration Office

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is responsible for educational institutions, along with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) through the Department of Homeland Security. These agencies oversee entry of foreign visitors to the United States and their legal stay in the country. They also authorize educational institutions such as SPC to perform certain immigration functions such as issuing visa eligibility documents.

There is a local USCIS office located at:

5524 W. Cypress St.
Tampa, FL 33607

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Walk-ins are not permitted. In order to speak with an Immigration Information Officer, you must have an appointment scheduled by USCIS, or you must schedule an appointment at

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