- Passport- valid for travel to the U.S. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your period of stay in the U.S.
- Nonimmigrant Visa Application Form DS-160 confirmation page
- Photo – Photos can be uploaded while completing the online Form DS-160. If the photo upload fails, you are required to bring a printed photo in the format explained in the photograph requirements.
- DS-2019 Form
- Training/Internship Placement Plan, Form DS-7002 (Intern/Trainee Only)
- AAG Sponsor Letter
- Additional documents might be required to establish whether you qualify for a J-1 visa. For example, additional required documents may provide evidence of:
- The purpose of your travel;
- Your intent to depart the U.S. after your program;
- Your ability to pay all travel costs; and/or
- Other documents the consular officer may request.
Some of the questions you might be asked:
- Why do you want to go to the U.S.?
- What are your qualifications?
- What are you currently doing?
- Which university do you attend or did you graduate from?
- What program are you applying to?
- When did you apply for your program?
- How much was your placement fee?
- Who is going to pay for your expenses?
- How much will you make per hour?
- Tell me about your housing in the U.S.?
- What will you be doing in the U.S.?
During your visa interview, you can also expect to get a digital fingerprint scan as part of your application.
If your visa is approved, you will be informed how your passport and visa will be returned to you. Please contact your agency in your home country to update them of the outcome of your visa appointment.
If your visa is approved, congratulations! Please let us know by logging into the AAG Website and confirming you have a U.S. visa at: www.allianceabroad.com/arrival.