J-1 Exchange Visitor
J-1 Exchange Visitor visas provide students, scholars, and others the opportunity to give or receive training in the U.S. This type of visa is useful to organizations that sponsor training programs. The organization sponsoring the training program must be able to verify that:
- They have adequate funding;
- They have designated an officer of the organization to administer the program;
- Programs are a minimum of three weeks; and,
- A minimum of five J candidates are sponsored annually.
J exchange visitors are subject to a two-year foreign residency requirement upon expiration of the J Exchange Visitor Visa.