Request DS-2019 Process
Typically, a Flagler College office, department, or faculty member sponsors a J-1 Exchange visitor coming to Flagler College as a Research Scholar, Professor, or Short-Term Scholar. After receiving notification of the sponsorship, the International Center will be able to begin initiating the immigration process for potential exchange visitors.
DS-2019 Request Process for Flagler College Sponsoring Department
In an effort to assist interested sponsors, please review the following steps for requesting a Form DS-2019 for a potential visitor.
- International Center reviews nomination
- International Center sends Exchange Visitor Profile Form and Affidavit of Financial Support to potential Exchange Visitor
- Financial Support – This form indicates that the Exchange Visitor will be financially stable during their time in the United States. Exchange Visitors are able to be financially supported by a Flagler College Department. If this is the case, the Sponsoring Department must write a letter indicating the finances provided to Exchange visitor. The International Center cannot issue a Form DS-2019 without proper financial verification.
Interested sponsors are encouraged to reach out to the International Center for more information regarding sponsorship and your responsibilities.