J-1 Visa (Visitor Exchange) Program

BABC’s Visitor Exchange Program

The BABC’s J-1 visa program can assist you in bringing employees and/or interns (in or out of full-time education), of any nationality and from anywhere in the world, into the United States.

Why use the J-1 Visa?

  •      Provide US work experience/training to employees and interns (potential employees) based elsewhere;
  •  Broaden the national/cultural demographics of your staff;
  •  Enhance employee recruitment/retention by offering US assignments;
  •  Improve communication and understanding between US and overseas offices.

Advantages of using BABC’s J-1 Visa Program

  •      Quick: can process completed applications within 5 business days
  •  Reliable: authorized by the US Department of State since 1986.
  •  User-Friendly: all administration/logistics handled by Program Administrator at British American Business.

J-1 Visa Conditions

  •      Open to all nationalities, and to employees based anywhere in the world;
  •  Periods of up to 18 months for trainees and 12 months for interns;
  •  Company must have business relationship with UK;
  •  Business Sectors: Management, Business, Commerce, Finance, Law, Industry, Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Information Media & Communications.

“British American Business’s J-1 visa program enables us to bring foreign colleagues to the US for training, allowing us to fulfill our global talent objectives. With a dedicated program manager to guide you through the application process, BAB’s program is a cost-effective reliable service which is why they have processed our J-1 visas for the last 15 years.”

Alastair Sturgis, Performance & Reward Executive, British Airways

For more information please contact Tamra Eker at teker@babinc.org or (212) 661-4060.

How Much Does It Cost?

The application fee for BABC Members is $1,600.

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