J-1 Visiting Teacher - Application

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Due to overwhelming response, our slots for the 2021-22 school year are limited.  Your application will be kept on file for consideration.  Thank you.

IMPORTANT: Please check the qualifications here to make sure that you are eligible to participate in the program. Completing this form will take some time and you will need to attach several different documents. If you need to save this form and finish it later, you may do that by clicking on the box above and entering an email address and password.


It is really important that you enter your PASSPORT NUMBER for this application to process correctly.  If you do not have a passport, please enter your last name with no spaces in this field.

International Contact Information
If you are selected, this is where the DS2019 will be mailed. Please ensure that the address is accurate.

Emergency Contact Information

If your emergency contact doesn't have an email address, please leave this field blank.
United States Contact Information
Please complete the US Residential information if you have it. If you are selected, we will need it when you arrive in the United States

Social Contact Information


Required Documents

When you come to the US as an exchange visitor, we are required to collect several documents for your file, including:  
  1. proof of English competency, 

  2. one letter of recommendation from a supervisor, 

  3. one letter of recommendation from a colleague, and 

  4. if you are not currently working as a teacher in your home country, a letter from a head of school that would be willing to partner with you in a cultural exchange activity (the school must include the same grade as the grade level you will be teaching in the US).  

Supervisor Reference

Colleague Reference

Cultural Activity  

Other Requirements

School Information
If you already have a job offer in the US, please fill out this section with information about the school where you will be teaching.