J-1 Research Scholars & Professors

The J-1 visa for researchers and professors has several sub-categories. In general the J-1 visa (known as the Exchange Visitor Program) is for the exchange of professors and research scholars that promotes the exchange of ideas, research, mutual enrichment and linkages between research and academic institutions in the United States and foreign countries. The Research Scholar category is the most commonly used J-1 visa at Yale. 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