J-1 Research Scholars & Professors

The J visa’s formal name is the Exchange Visitor Program. To learn more about what the Program is and how it is different from other non-immigrant visas please watch a short video or read the information posted on the State Department web site. The J-1 visa for scholars has several sub-categories. To see details about each type of J-1 Yale offers, please review the information about the different categories.

J-1 Visa Application

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iconEligibility

 

iconCategories

 

iconShort Term Visits

 

iconApplication Instructions

 

iconPaying the SEVIS Fee

 

iconJ-2 Dependent Status

 

J-1 Visa Regulations

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iconMaintaining Legal Status

 

iconExtensions

 

iconHealth Insurance Requirement

 

iconProgram Transfer

 

icon12 and 24 Month Bars

 

iconTwo-Year Residence Requirement

 

iconResidence Requirement Waiver

 

iconChanging categories