Exchange Visitor Office
Contacting the U.S. Department of State
The Exchange Visitor Program is administered under the oversight of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Questions or concerns about your exchange program?
Contact the sponsor listed on your DS form
Fran Calvert, ARO 843 441 0817
Still have questions AFTER speaking with your sponsor?
Email Jvisas@state.gov Remaining concerns or need
Call the J-1 Visa Emergency Hotline at 1-866-283-9090
The U.S. Department of State does not tolerate any form of retaliation and fully supports your request for assistance.
If you or someone else is in immediate danger, call 9111!
Exchange Visitor Program Office
US State Department J-1 Visa Emergency Hotline 1-866-283-9090
This line is for use by exchange visitors and third parties in the case of urgent situations. A Department of State representative is available 24 hours a day.
Contact Private Sector Programs
The Exchange Visitor Program Welcome Brochure
US Department of State
Office of Private Sector Exchange Designation
Private Sector Programs Division
ECA/EC/D/PS - SA-4E, Room E-B001
2201 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20520