Application Procedure for Professional Training Program

EDI sends application materials to agent.

Agent sends application form back to EDI with desired position ID number.

Applicant passes EDI English interview*

Applicant passes host company interview.
(Applicant can apply for another position without any charge if the host does not accept the applicant.)

EDI sends confirmation and invoice to agent.

After receiving payment, visa application documents are prepared by applicant.

Applicant obtains DS-2019, "Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor (J-1) Status.

Applicant obtains J-1 Visa by passing interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Training begins upon arrival.



*EDI English Interview: Applicants who have not lived in an English-speaking environment or used English for their work for two years will be required to take this English evaluation.