Repeat J-1 Visa: Stay Longer in the US

Do you want to stay longer in the US? There is a possibility of repeating your J-1 Visa and continuing your experience abroad with Placement International! Read all about it here!

“Can I apply for another J-1 Visa?”, “Can I go back to the States after finishing my J-1 program?” are some of the questions we get from our candidates and followers. In this blog, we’re answering some of your curiosities about the Repeat J-1 Program and how you can prolong your stay abroad.

What are the requirements?

  • Keep your student status and finish at least one semester of studies outside the US.
  • If you have already graduated, your new internship must begin no later than one year after.
  • A new internship must focus on developing more advanced skills.

The general guideline for additional J-1 internships and trainings is that they cannot build upon prior education or experience. Second or third programs must demonstrate training advancement and cannot involve the same duties or "position".

How many times can I travel to the states on a J-1 visa?

The maximum limit of J-1 Visas you can apply for with Placement International is three. Therefore, you will be able to grow your career in the US for 3 years!

When can I apply for a J-1 Visa?

After you have successfully completed your first J-1 Visa program, you can apply for a second J-1 Visa through Placement International, who will take care of the process and procedures to prolong your stay in the US.

What is the process?

If you wish to apply for another J-1 Visa, make sure you contact us and we will assess if you are still eligible for a second (or third) J-1 Visa. Placement International will make sure you can continue your journey abroad and experience the American culture while gaining significant experience!

Do you want to apply for a J-1 Visa or extend your current one? Contact us today via email at info@placement-int.com or by filling out this form and we will gladly assist you with solutions for your wants and needs.


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