Interested in our J-1 Visa Sponsorship in the USA? There’s a program fee for participation split into two installments – an application fee and a program fee, payable at the time we issue your Certificate of Sponsorship. The program fee is vary depending on the length of your program.

Application FeeUSD $100Payable at application. Non-refundable.
Program Fee (1-5 Months)*USD $1,800Payable when training/internship placement is
confirmed and
the Certificate of Sponsorship
(DS-2019) form is ready to be issued. 
Program Fee (6-12 Months)*USD $2,250
Program Fee (13-18 Months)*USD $2,500


*Inclusive of Accident and Sickness Health Insurance

Additional Fees

The following fees may be applicable to you for the extra service you need.

J-2 Dependent FeeUSD $500For each dependent.
Priority Processing FeeUSD $300For applications submitted less than 4 weeks
prior to the Program Start Date.
Extension FeeUSD $500For each request to extend the program duration up
to the maximum limit. The fee is in addition to the
Program Fee.
Program Change /
DS-2019 Replacement Fee
USD $250For each request to amend the start date, change of the
Host Organization or other program change and for
each replacement of the lost/stolen DS-2019 form.

We also recommend you bear in mind the following additional expenses:

  • US visa application fee (MRV fee): USD $160**
  • Travel to the nearest embassy or consulate for a visa interview
  • Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) fee: USD $220**
  • Airfare costs to and from the US, which vary according to the time of year
  • Cost of accommodation in the US
  • Personal possessions / additional health insurance

**Subject to change