Form DS-2019 is the “Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J Visa) Status,” which you will need in order to apply for a J-1 visa at your local U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Van Andel Institute will create your Form DS-2019 in SEVIS and send the document to you. Any dependent family members (a spouse and unmarried children age 21 and younger) who will accompany you to the United States will also be provided with Forms DS-2019 to apply for J-2 visas.
Click the button below to complete the Postdoctoral Fellow DS-2019 Information Collection Form. Please contact Deirdre Griffin for assistance.