J-1 Visa Guidelines for Participants

A J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa can be issued to students, recent graduates and young professionals. The GACCs are designated for the J-1 visa categories "Intern" and "Trainee". The maximum duration of a J-1 visa is 12 months for an internship and 18 months for a traineeship.

General requirements for all applicants:

Host company guidelines can be found here.