J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa Information

The purpose of the J-1 Exchange Visitor visa is to promote academic exchange of education, information, or training of mutual benefit to the U.S. and the country of origin. The Office of International Affairs is authorized by the U.S. Department of State to administer a J-1 Exchange Visitor Program for UTMB.

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Pre-Arrival Data Sheet - Must be completed by all foreign nationals seeking visas status for UTMB and provided to prospective UTMB supervisor who will forward it to the Office of International Affairs with the visa request.

Checklist to Apply for Initial or Transfer J-1 Visa Classification

Checklist to Extend or Amend J-1 Visa Classification

J-1 Waiver Attestation Form

J-1 and J-2 SEVIS Compliance Questionnaire - UTMB-sponsored J-1 visa holders should use this form to notify the Office of International Affairs of changes of sponsoring department, site of activity, amount/source of financial support or a change of address. The form may also be used to request a DS-2019 form for a spouse or child who will be seeking a J-2 visa or J-2 status.

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