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PROCESS

SUBMIT AN EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

  • Submit your CV/Resume.  We will determine your eligibility.
  • If we find you meet at least the minimum threshold of eligibility we will invite you to a participate in NEWSTART interview over Skype or Google Meet. 
  • We will make an assessment as to your English fluency, personality and professional qualifications & experience.

 

 

INVITATION TO APPLY

  • If you meet the eligibility you will receive an invitation to apply
  • Complete the application with NEWSTART Visa Services and provide the necessary documents.
  • Pay the  initial $100.00  Facilitator fee
  • Upon receipt of payment, you will be asked to send all the necessary documents in order for us to act on your behalf .
  • NEWSTART will check your application and contact you for any missing  or additional documents
  •  Once complete, your application is ready for skill matching with Host Employers
  • Pay the facilitator balance of $250

 

WE FIND YOUR INTERNSHIP/TRAINEESHIP

  • We will find your internship/traineeship based on your qualifications and career objectives.
  • We will give you recommendation as to which Host Employer is suited to your qualifications and professional expectations. 
  • You decide the  Host Employer you want to proceed with your application
  • We will submit and coordinate  on your behalf the application with your preferred Host Employer
  • Once  a Host Employer contacts us regarding your application, we will inform you that a Host Employer/s  is considering  your application

 

HOST EMPLOYER INTERVIEW

  • We will then contact you via email to schedule a video interview with your prospective  host employer/s
  • You may have several employer interview depending on your qualification and program.
  • Once you are accepted by your chosen Host Employer we will begin your Host Employer's document requirements
  • Our skill matching is now complete
  • Applicant pays  20% of the Program  Sponsor fee

 

FORMAL APPLICATION TO YOUR PROGRAM SPONSOR

  • We begin the formal application with your program sponsor  
  • Upload documents and/or request further documents from you if required
  • Facilitate with your host  employer to complete the DS-7002 Training Plan  
  • Check that all Training Plan Phases are signed 
  • Ensure that the Host Employer Forms are completed  
  • Sign the Participant Training Plan Agreement once your employer sends the Training Plan to review
  • Applicant pays the balance of the program fee

 

SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW WITH YOUR PROGRAM SPONSOR

  • Your program sponsor will conduct  a formal review of your application.
  • The reviewer will contact you via email to schedule a video interview
  • If your employer requires a site visit, your program sponsor will conduct a site visit
  • After the interview and site visit you will receive a formal decision via email from your program sponsor. To find out more about the Program Sponsor processing timeline click here.

 

 

US VISA INTERVIEW AT YOUR LOCAL US EMBASSY/CONSULATE

  • If approved, you will receive a confirmation email with all  pre-departure information and your SEVIS ID number.
  •  Note  that your SEVIS ID number is required to complete your DS-160 application.
  • Your  program sponsor will ship your acceptance packet by post or courier which contains all additional program information and documents, including your DS-2019 and DS-7002 (Training Plan) Forms. Please review  these documents.
  • You must bring all forms with you during your consular visa interview
  • You do not need to wait for your acceptance packet to arrive via post in order to schedule your embassy interview and complete the DS-160 application.
  • NEWSTART FREE SERVICE:
  •  NEWSTART  at your request can complete your DS-160 form and schedule your visa appointment at the embassy or consulate this is a free service provided by NEWSTART. You have to provide us with your SERVIS ID number if you want NEWSTART to do your DS-160 form and book your consular interview appointment.
  • Mock/Trial interview practice. You can request a free mock trial consular interview with NEWSTART.
  • Travel agent assistance for all your travel booking needs. We offer discounted airfare, & accommodation for your first day in US.

YOUR ADVENTURE BEGINS

 

SUBMIT EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

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