Generally, Postdoctoral Fellows come to Georgetown in J-1 status. To be admitted in J-1 status the individual must obtain a Form DS-2019 from Georgetown and use it to apply for the visa at a U.S. Consulate in their home country. To request a DS-2019, the Department should complete the J-1 Scholar Request Form (PDF) and submit it to OGS with the required attachments listed on the form.

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