Discover Student Loans
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Discover Student Loans offers private student loans for international students who are attending an eligible US college or university. International students require a creditworthy cosigner who is a US citizen or permanent resident.

Eligibility Criteria

  • International students require a creditworthy cosigner who is a US citizen or permanent resident. International students do not need a Social Security number to apply.
  • Loan eligibility varies by loan type you're applying for.

You may need to send us a copy of your passport and one of the following documents for loan approval. We will notify you when we need them during the application process.

  • F-1 Visa
  • H1-B Visa
  • J-1 Visa
  • L-1 (L1A or L1B) Visa
  • Form DS-2019
  • Form I-20
  • Form I-766
  • Form I-797
  • Form I-94
  • Form I-797A

Please call us at 1-800-STUDENT if you do not have any of the documents above.

Additional Information

You must reside within the US during your program studies. If your permanent home address is an international address, then a temporary / in-school US address will be required on the application. If you do not yet have a temporary US address, you can enter your school's address on your application. Please update us with your new US address as soon as you have it.

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