Coming into UGA as an international student, you may be wondering what kind of documents will be needed to sign a lease with a student apartment in Athens. Make sure to give yourself adequate time to prepare these documents, even up to 4 months before beginning the hunt for your first Athens apartment near the University of Georgia. Some documents required by the apartments around here may take a while to get in your hands.
Documents Needed to Lease an Athens Apartment
Copy of your passport
Visa for the United States
Fill out your I-20 form given to you by the University of Georgia
Social Security Number - if you have been given one
Evidence of a good credit history - Having a good credit score and history will make it much more likely that an apartment community will let you sign a lease.
Proof of income- provide pay stubs from your parents
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