Invitation Letter Request Form

Below is the format of the invitation letter. Please complete the spaces below and click on the submit button. Invitation letters can be picked up in the International Students Office (E18-219). The ISO will only process letters for immediate relatives as listed in the drop down box below.

If you will be financially responsible for your visiting relative during his/her stay in the US, then please mail or drop off documentation of support (such as a bank statement) to the International Students Office. Your letter will not be processed without the documentation.

This service is for current MIT students only.


This is to certify that , residing

at , is enrolled as

a full-time student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

for the term beginning on .

is satisfactorily pursuing a course of study leading to the degree

of in which

is expected to complete in .


would like to invite

, ,

born on , ,

who resides at to visit

from to



Please complete this form fully. During peak periods (beginning of the term, holiday, vacations), it may take up to two (2) weeks to process letters in the International Students Office.

Note: If you are living on campus, a copy of this letter will be forwarded to the MIT Housing Office.

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