Arriving in the US

Please submit a Check-in Form within 10 days of your arrival in the U.S. If you have not yet arranged a permanent address, please give the address of the host company and remember to submit your permanent address to SACC-USA as soon as you know it.

Failure to submit the Check-in Form will lead to “Inactive Status.” There is a $367 fee payable to the U.S. Department of State for reinstatement.

Make sure to read the information in the Welcome Brochure from the U.S. Department of State, The Exchange Visitor Program Welcome Brochure

Social Security Number. You should wait 10 working days from the date of arrival before applying for a Social Security Number.


Check-In Form

​​​​​​​Please complete the above Check-in form as soon as possible upon arrival. Also, please email a copy of the following to [email protected]
  • J-1 visa in passport
  • Port of entry stamp in passport
  • DS-2019
  • Admission (I-94) Number Retrieval available here I-94

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