Forms for J-1 Scholars

Form DESCRIPTION
Add J-2 Dependent(s) Request for Scholars

This form is used by professors, research scholars, short-term scholars, or specialists. It is used to request a new DS-2019 if you need to add dependents.

Exchange Visitor Information Form

The Exchange Visitor Information Form is for newly invited exchange visitors to provide information to their host departments. Do not submit this directly to the International Center; return it to your inviting academic department.

International Health Insurance Plan Change Form

This form is used to request changes to your existing U-M International Student/Scholar Health Insurance coverage, such as a change to the coverage end date, the addition of a dependent, etc.

J-1 Continuing Program Out of Country

This form is used by J-1 scholars who will continue to pursue their J-1 program objective while they are outside the United States for more than 30 days but less than one year.

J-1 Scholar Notice of Early Departure

This form is used to notify the U-M International Center that you are leaving U-M or the U.S. earlier than the current end date on your DS-2019. The U-M International Center uses the information to adjust or end your SEVIS record.

Remove J-2 Dependent(s) Request

This form is used by J-1 visa holders who wish to remove their J-2 dependents from their DS-2019.

Request to Replace Lost, Stolen or Damaged DS-2019 Form

This form is to be used by *continuing* U-M students and scholars to request a replacement of the most recently issued DS-2019 due to loss, theft, or damage.

Social Security Letter for J-1 Scholar

J-1 Scholars receive this signed Social Security letter at check-in. If you have not yet attended the mandatory check-in, please wait and do not download this letter now. If you have attended check-in and subsequently lost this letter, print this on-line letter and bring it to the International Center for a signature.  Please read Getting a Social Security Number and Card.

Transfer-out Request & Checklist for J-1 Student/Scholar

This form is used to notify U-M of your intent to transfer your J-1 immigration status to another school. The U-M International Center uses the information to update your SEVIS record with the name of the school to which you will transfer and your transfer release date. The checklist guides you through the process of officially transferring from U-M to another educational institution in the U.S.

Travel Signature Request for J-1 Student/Scholar

This form is needed to request official DS-2019 authorization to reenter from a trip outside the U.S.

Visa Assistance Web Mail

During any visa application to the US you may be subject to additional security and background clearances due to your citizenship, ties to specific countries, field of study, or other reasons. These additional clearance checks may take several weeks to several months to process. There is no way to circumvent or expedite this process. If a security check is going to significantly delay your arrival to University of Michigan, please complete this form.