Process and Required documents


What is the process?

  1. Check your eligibility as a host company 
  2. Contact us at to start the process and verify your membership status and receive a written confirmation or to become a member.
  3. Fill out the required documents sent by the FACC-NYC
  4. Pay your FACC Administrative Fee - see below
  5. Prerequisite mandatory Site Visit by the FACC-Atlanta for new Host Company who have under $3 million in annual revenue in the U.S. or fewer than 25 full time employees

Required documents:

  • Host Company Request Form & Contract
  • Form DS-7002 Training/Internship Placement Plan
  • Company Non-Employment Statement
  • Proof of FACC Membership with the FACC-Atlanta.  Contact us to check if your membership is in order and if you need a written confirmation. Or Become a Member now 
  • Payment of FACC Administrative Fee
  • Verification of Company Worker's Compensation Insurance Policy

For new Host companies:

  • Annual Revenue Confirmation Statement
  • Link to your website “About Us” section and/or a digital brochure where the activities of the company are described


Fees to be paid by the host company:

  • $1,000 for an internship between 1 and 12 months in duration 
  • $1,500 for an internship between 12 and 18 months in duration
  • $2,000 for a VIE program

Please note: No refund will be given once the DS-2019 “Certificate of Eligibility” is issued to the Exchange Visitor. The Exchange Visitor and Host Company will receive a confirmation email once the DS-2019 has been issued.


For more detailed information about the process, required documents and fee, please check the Host Companies Application Checklist or click HERE.



What is the process?

  1. Check your eligibility as an Intern/Trainee Candidate 
  2. Email your resume to the FACC-NYC (coordinator(@) They will confirm your eligibility and define which program is right for you.
  3. Once they confirm your eligibility, fill out the required documents sent by the FACC-NYC.
  4. Pay your FACC Administrative Fee - see below.

Required documents:

For ALL applicants:

  • Color photocopy of the identification page of your passport valid for 6 months after program end date
  • Copy of resume in English (1-2 pages max)
  • Documented proof of English language ability (TOEFL or TOEIC score)
  • Exchange Visitor Request Form
  • Candidate Non-Employment Statement
  • Proof of medical insurance for the entire duration of your program in the United States
  • OMI Fiche de Candidature (for French citizens)

For Trainees Applicants:

  • Copy of all post-secondary degrees or diplomas you received outside of the United States AND
  • Proof of all previous relevant full-time work experience outside the United States

For Interns Applicants:

  • Proof of University Enrollment – University statement and/or internship agreement (i.e. “convention de stage”) valid within the past 90 days, OR
  • If you’ve graduated within 1 year of your start date, your diploma

Candidates fees:

  • SEVIS: $220 (subject to change)
  • MRV Fee: $160 (subject to change)
  • Insurance Fee: Approximately $43 / month

Optional fees:

  • J-2 Fee: $250
  • Late Arrival Documents: $100
  • Replacement DS-2019: $100

For more detailed information about the complete process and the required documents, please click HERE.

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