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. Select code for your institution. Save your entries.

as the

and enter the SEVIS school

Create a port under XML File on the screen, by choosing

Here, assign the file path

ISHERCM_US_SEVIS_STUDENT as the logical directory. If required, also enter your own function module for deriving a naming convention logic for the file name. Save your entries.

Create a partner profile under Partner Type →→

LS on the

screen, by choosing . Here, assign the

m e as the receiver port. Select s s a g e t y p e P I Q _ U S _ S E V I S a n d c h o o s e t h e

button. Assign the XML port you created

as the output mode, and enter

P I Q _ U S _ S E V I S _ S T C R E A T E a s t h e b a s i c t y p e i n t h e

box. Save your entries.

Procedure 9. On the

screen, choose

10. 11. 12.

→→ → Enter the organizational unit ID for your institution, as defined under


Enter the date range during which foreign students enrolling at the institution are to be reported.

Select the selection method you created under

, if you want to report selected students

13. 14.

only. Enter the required header data. Select one or both of the processes (


), depending on your

requirements. You then have the option of requesting a new Form I-20 for the students and are requested to enter your user ID and, if you are creating new records, the relevant academic term.


Choose . A new screen appears with a

tab page and an

tab page. A list of those students

satisfying the selection criteria is displayed in ALV format on the relevant tab page.


Select students in the list as required and choose the


A split screen appears displaying the consolidated data for the selected students whose files are to be created and/or updated.


Choose the


After generating a file, you have to format this file before sending it to SEVIS. To do this, on the

screen, choose

→ →→ Here, select the appropriate options and enter the path

names required. Choose

. You can then upload the formatted XML file to SEVIS. SEVIS Exchange Visitor Reporting


In the United States, educational institutions are required to report details about exchange visitors to the authorities. SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) is an Internet-based application developed by the US Department of Home Security (DHS) to facilitate this. The SAP SEVIS Exchange Visitor Reporting solution enables you to create and update exchange visitor records, as required, and to subsequently create an XML file containing this information as per the XML schema provided by SEVIS. You can then send this XML file to SEVIS using a third-party tool (upload/download of XML files to the SEVIS Website is not supported by this solution).


Before you can use the SEVIS Exchange Visitor Reporting solution, you have to make the following Customizing settings:

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