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YOU ARE one step closer to internship or training in the U.S.!

AT THIS STAGE OUR JOB IS DONE! WE'VE MATCHED YOUR SKILLS WITH A HOST EMPLOYER

We turnover your file to the Program sponsor for approval and final processing but we will still be monitoring the progress of your application. We are here to help you every step of the way although we do not have direct control of the Program Sponsor process.

Once your application has reached the consular processing stage, you can avail of   our complimentary  services:

  • Assistance with the filing of DS-160 form online and schedule of consular interview.

  • Prepare you for the consular interview by mock interview and question and answer preparation.

  • Provide travel agent assistance for all your booking and travel needs at discounted  price.

 

PROGRAM SPONSOR OVERVIEW: WE ESTIMATE THE PROGRAM SPONSOR PROCESSING TO BE BETWEEN 25-60 DAYS

 

 

 PROGRAM SPONSOR INITIAL REVIEW: TIMELINE 1-15 DAYS FROM SUBMISSION OF YOUR APPLICATION

Program Sponsor will check the application to make sure it is documentary complete.  Ensuring that you and your employer have all the required documentations.

Remember at this point NEWSTART has already made an assessment of your documents. Our job at this point is to liaise between you, your host employer and Program Sponsor for required updates to your application,  and for more additions or revisions if necessary.

 

YOUR APPLICATION IS DOCUMENT COMPLETE: TIME LINE  6-15 days

Once your application is document complete, it will be moved to formal review by your Program Sponsor.  If required, the reviewer may ask for further information it will take approximately  6-10 days  to complete.   As soon as the formal review is complete, you will be contacted via email to schedule a video interview  by the Program Sponsor. This is usually done 1-5 days after the you application is considered to be documentary complete.

YOUR APPLICATION IS DOCUMENT QUALIFIED FOR J-1 PROGRAM : TIMELINE 3-7 DAYS

Upon successful interview with your Program Sponsor, your employer might request a site visit. After the interview and site visit you will receive a final decision on your application. The site visit may take up to 2-3 weeks. To learn about site visit click here.

Once your J-1 application is approved, you will receive a confirmation email  with your  departure information and SERVIS ID number.  Your Program Sponsor will ship your acceptance packet  with all the additional information regarding the program including your DS-2019 and DS-7002 also known as the Training Plan. To learn about DS-2019 and DS-7002 click here.

 

U.S. EMBASSY/CONSULATE VISA INTERVIEW

Prepare for your US visa interview.

  • Gather all your documents including DS-2019 and DS-7002. Note however that you do not have to wait for these documents to arrive by mail in order to schedule your embassy/consular interview. If you need assistance contact us. 
  • STEPS:  

Fill up the DS-160 online form. The link is here .  Schedule a consular interview appointment. The link is here.  As part of our service, NEWSTART can assist our clients in accomplishing these plus we offer mock/practise interview to prepare you for the big day.

 

J-1 VISA APPROVED

 

LET YOUR ADVENTURE BEGIN!

NEWSTART  is proud to be a part of the process towards your J-1 Program experience