This form is to be used by those J-1 students and scholars who would like to invite a dependent to join them in the U.S.
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) will issue the proper immigration document (DS-2019) once the completed form and proof of adequate financial resources has been received.
Please provide proof of additional finances that demonstrate you are capable of fully supporting your dependents according to the amounts listed below:
1 Dependent: +$1000.00 additional funding per month
2 Dependents: +$1700.00 additional funding per month
3 Dependents: +$2500.00 additional funding per month
4 Dependents: +$3400.00 additional funding per month
5 Dependents: +$4300.00 additional funding per month
6 Dependents: +$5150.00 additional funding per month
7 dependents: +$6000.00 additional funding per month
The principal visa holder can verify this amount through the presentation of current financial documents, such as a bank account balance, certificate of deposit, stock holdings, or some other type of financial asset that can be easily accessed and/or liquidated. Such things as real estate, jewelry or any other type of non-liquid asset may not be used as a source of financial support.
If you have questions about obtaining J-2 status for your dependent, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.