Procedures: Sponsoring J-1 Visitors

UF departments and faculty sponsoring a J-1 exchange visitor must:

  • Send exchange visitor to EVS for check-in
  • Assist exchange visitor in obtaining:
  • Submit payroll documents if exchange visitor is being paid by UF
  • Ensure Exchange Visitor’s compliance with insurance coverage regulations
  • Inform EVS of any changes in Exchange Visitor’s program (funding, location, duties, etc.)
  • Submit timely extension and transfer requests
  • Inform EVS of Exchange Visitors’ early departure