1. Visa documents (DS-2019) processing begins
  • Application documents are reviewed and submitted to the host organization
    • Please allow 1 month for document processing after placement is confirmed
    • Some cases may take additional documents or processing time to complete DS-2019 forms.
2. Receive completed DS-2019 forms and invitation letters from the visa sponsor
  • Your package will contain the following documents:
    • Acceptance letter from the host organization
    • Invitation letter from the visa sponsor
    • Notice to U.S. Consulate
    • DS-2019 form(s) for you and your dependent(s)
  • Your agent will be sent an email containing the following:
    • Tracking number of your document package
    • SEVIS number(s) for you and your dependent(s)