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J-1 visa programs

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Program fees

They vary according to the length of your stay. Please refer to the « INTERNSHIP USA Confirmation Form » by clicking here. Your payment can be made by check, wire transfer or credit card (online transaction).


  • Acceleration fee – Receipt of your DS-2019 in 2 weeks maximum (add 2 business days in case of a site visit): €120
  • Expedited fee – Receipt of your DS-2019 in 7 business days (add 2 business days in case of a site visit): €1200
  • Delivery of your DS-2019 by Express mail: €30 for delivery in France, €70 for delivery elsewhere
  • Income tax return preparation by Sprintax: consult Sprintax for a personalized quote

Program fees include

  • SEVIS fee and receipt (€188)
  • Complete insurance coverage
  • Screening for program eligibility and verification of training plan
  • DS-2019 Form, Certificate of Eligibility required for your J-1 visa application
  • Employer site visit if needed
  • Application processing fees (€100)
  • CIEE support and assistance in the United States. A free emergency phone line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Pre-departure online orientation
  • Preferential prices and conditions with Travel Voyages, our partner travel agency

We can assist you in securing a host company in the U.S. This service is given free of charge to participants who have not found their employer yet. We’re here for you: don’t hesitate to contact us!

Program fees do not include

  • The J-1 visa fee ($160 (€152), to be paid directly to the American Consulate)
  • Airplane ticket (ranging from £600 to £1000 or €800 to €1400 approximately depending on the season and destination)
  • Housing
  • Food
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional services (as listed above)