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Application for Visiting Status

Please do not use abbreviations when completing the form.
Biographical Information
Please enter the following information exactly as it appears on the identification page of your passport.

Visiting Appointment Information
Time Period
Note: Fall Semester 2024 instruction at Berkeley Law will begin on August 19, 2024 and end on December 16, 2024. For more information, please refer to the 2024-2025 academic calendar.


Passport and Visa Information

Contact Information
Information About Your Spouse / E-mail Addresses

Phone Numbers
Please include country code and enter number without any symbols and spaces, e.g., 15106421367.

Mailing Address (DS-2019)

Permanent Address

Emergency Contact

Current Occupation

Highest Earned Degree

Please indicate the month and year you earned this degree.

All Visiting Scholars need to provide information on how they will be funded during their proposed visit. For University of California, Berkeley sponsored visas, the minimum monthly funding requirement for a J-1 Exchange Visitor is $2,000. The minimum monthly funding requirement for a J-2 dependent is $600 for the spouse and $400 for each child. Funding sources can include employer, academic institution, government, awards, and personal and private sponsors. It is possible to have more than one funding source.

Additional Information

Faculty Relationships

Supporting Documents
Please visit our website for information about the required supporting documents. Please upload all documents in PDF format.

Thank you for applying to Berkeley Law's Visiting Scholars Program. You will be notified by e-mail once we have taken a closer look at your application and supporting documents.