You are required to have health insurance while studying at Grand Valley. It may be purchased prior to entrance to the United States through an agency in your home country, or you may purchase the policy offered by Grand Valley through the Lewer Agency. Information on what the Lewer Agency policy covers as well as claim information can be found on their website. You will not be able to change policies once you arrive in the United States.



An apostille is the official seal given from the state of Michigan to certify foreign documents.

Notary Public

Notary Public: 

The Padnos International Center has two authorized notary publics. This free service can be obtained through the Padnos International Center.

Letters of Invitation & Verification

Letters of Invitation & Verification: 

The Padnos International Center offers a variety of letters. You may receive letters of invitation if you have family members who would like to visit you and/or attend graduation. The Padnos International Center also can supply letters of verification for attendance and finance. If you need any of these letters while at Grand Valley, please email complete the form found here. 

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