Download Forms and Documents

For your convenience, CIEE has compiled all the forms needed to apply for our program, as well as other useful materials.

Please note: Downloads marked with an asterisk only apply to organizations hosting J-1 interns or trainees; these downloads do not apply to other visa categories.


Online DS-7002 Instructions for Host Organizations*
This step-by-step guide for host organizations shows you how to complete the electronic training plan (Form DS-7002).

U.S. Department of State Exchange Visitor Program Welcome Brochure
This brochure will help you understand the purpose of the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program and introduce some of the regulations that are most relevant to you.

Introduction to Hosting Letter*
Learn about the roles and responsibilities of CIEE and the international representative your intern or trainee typically works with, as well as details about the application process.

Social Security Letter
The Social Security letter provides background information for your local Social Security office about the J-1 visa program. Your international intern, trainee, or professional can use this letter to support their application for a Social Security number.