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How to Apply - International - Express Mail Service

The Office of Undergraduate International Admissions at San Francisco State University uses an express mail service called eShipGlobal that will allow you to receive your formal Notice of Admission letter and I-20/Certificate of Eligibility through DHL or FEDEX in 3-5 days. Requesting your admission documents through this service is at YOUR EXPENSE and your credit card (VISA, Mastercard or Discover card only) will be charged upon requesting this service

To request Express Mail Service go to the following website:

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This service is for the mailing of the admission letter and I-20. Do not request express mailing before you are admitted to the university.

When requesting the express mailing service, make sure you provide a correct address and credit card number, so there is not delay in mailing. If you need assistance, you may contact their customer service at 1 800-816-1615 or studentsupport@eshipglobal.com. You may also visit the Frequently Asked Questions at: https://study.eshipglobal.com/help/default.asp?page=8.

Instruction to create a shipment

  1. Go to the eShipGlobal website by clicking the link above.
  2. Click “Sign Up” button at the homepage.
  3. Fill in the your personal information to create an account and click “Register.”
  4. After you have created an account, you will be sent an email to activate your account. Click on the link provided in the email to activate your account. You will receive a second email after your account has been successfully activated.
  5. You may click “Student/Scholar Login” at the homepage to login to your account with your email address and password created on Step 3.
  6. At the welcome page, you may click on the envelope next to “Receive Documents From Your University” to create a shipment.
  7. Type San Francisco State University in the University Search.
  8. Choose Undergraduate Admissions – Intl. Dept. and click “Continue.”
  9. Review your mailing address and select document type then click “Continue.”
  10. Choose the shipping company and quote and Click “Continue.”
  11. Enter your credit card information and Click “Confirm Payment”.
  12. eShipGlobal will send International Undergraduate Admissions an email with the shipping label.

The shipment will be sent when the admission letter and I-20 are ready. You will receive an email from eShipGlobal as soon as the shipment is processed.

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