Q: What are the requirements to be eligible for the J-1 Summer Work and Travel (SWT) visa?

A: The US Embassy in Jamaica adjudicates the largest number of SWT applicants worldwide. The following are required to be eligible:

You must be currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited, post-secondary, classroom-based academic institution

You must have completed at least one semester

Your J-1 SWT programme must not exceed four months.

Please be prepared to present a progress report or official transcript to the consular officer at the time of your interview.

Q: What do I need for my SWT visa application?