Form DS-2019

A Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (J -Nonimmigrant). A controlled document of the U.S. Department of State that a sponsor issues to a potential Exchange Visitor Program participant (J-1) and his/her accompanying spouse and dependents (J-2) as permitted by regulations. This form, together with other necessary Department of State documents, permits the named foreign national, if required, to schedule an interview at a U.S. embassy or consulate to seek to obtain a J visa to enter the United States as an Exchange Visitor Program participant or as an accompanying spouse or dependent.