General Request Process for J Exchange Visitors

Departments interested in inviting you as an Exchange Visitor (EV) are responsible for requesting form DS-2019, the Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Status. The department should initiate the process for all DS-2019s no less than three months before your anticipated start date. 

You will be required  to submit information and documentation in ISSS Link regarding your credentials, biographical information, immigration history, finances and objectives statement, dependent information, and health insurance coverage.