This questionnaire will be used to determine your eligibility for issuance of Form DS-2019, “Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-Nonimmigrant) Status.” If eligible, the Human Resources department will use the information to issue your Form DS-2019 and Exchange Visitor Program acceptance documents (typically within 5 business days).
BEFORE YOU BEGIN:
- Please review the Exchange Visitor Responsibilities section of Van Andel Institute’s (VAI) website.
- Be sure to have available electronic copies of the following documents, which will need to be uploaded to the form:
- A copy of the biographic page(s) of your passport.
- If you have held J-1 or J-2 status in the past: Copies of all previous Forms DS-2019, and most recent Form I-94.
- If your Country of Legal Permanent Residence is different from your Country of Citizenship: Legal documentation evidencing that you have been authorized to permanently immigrate to that country.
- If you will request Forms DS-2019 for accompanying family members:
- Copies of the biographic (picture) pages of their passports.