How to complete the Common App if you are an undocumented student

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Citizenship Question

In the "Common App" tab, "Profile" section, under "Citizenship"
  1. Under "Select your citizenship status," select "Other (Non-US)"
  2. Under "List citizenships," list all non-U.S. citizenships you hold.
  3. Under "Do you currently hold a valid U.S. Visa?" select "No"
  4. Indicate "If you intend to apply for a new or different U.S. Visa..." (also may be left blank).


Common App University of Minnesota Twin Cities Citizenship Question

Undocumented and DACAmented Students
  • "Are you a U.S. citizen?", select "No".
  • "Are you currently living in the United States?", select "Yes"
  • "Choose one of the following", select "I am none of the above"
  • "State in which you claim legal residence", select the state in which you reside
  • "When did you move to that state?" If you've lived there your entire life, please enter your birth month/year.