All About J1 Visa

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The J1 visa is non-immigrant visa.

It is under the US Department of State. Max duration is five years. You go home for the two-year home requirement before you can reapply for the same visa or another visa.

J1 visa runs for three years with possible two years extension. You will have to go home for a two-year home requirement if your 212e rule is not waived.



TIME

The J1 visa route is a more straightforward process. The process is easier, faster, and less hassle!

With the availability of sponsors for the J1 visa, you can fly to the US in 2-3 months. 


SALARY AND BENEFITS

The J1 holder would have the same salary and benefits as any US person. Salaries are based on your credentials and experience.


DEPENDENT VISA AND OPPORTUNITY TO WORK

With the J1 visa, all J2 dependents can work if they apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). Learn more: https://j1visa.state.gov/basics/j2-visa/


AGENCY FEES


Teach-USA J-1 service fee can be found here: For Filipino Applicants - https://www.pinoyteacherstories.com/2022/05/teach-usa-service-plan-fee.html




GUARANTEES

There are no guarantees.

There is no guarantee that you will be offered a job.

For a J1 visa sponsor to approve your sponsorship, all requirements from all parties (host school and applicant) have to be met. Sometimes, there is no guarantee that visa forms are still available, depending on timing.

There is also no guarantee that the US Embassy will approve your visa for whatever reason.

But as they say, do your best, and GOD will do the rest! And if it's meant to be, it will be - that's a guarantee!


WE CAN HELP!

Please read the initial requirements. You do not have to submit any of the requirements yet, simply check if you will be able to provide all the documents when we ask for it - https://www.teach-usa.net/initial-requirements

Please feel free to read the questions and answers page before deciding to join Teach-USA: https://www.teach-usa.net/questions-answers.

Are you ready to join us?

Please email your resume to apply@teach-usa.net.


50 comments:

  1. Can a diploma in education holder apply for H1B?

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  2. Does this program offer opportunity for Accounting/Finance Teacher's?

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    1. The program is for K-12 setting. I see no Accounting subjects in the K-12 program. But are you an Education graduate? Please send your resume to apply@teach-usa.net so I can check.

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    2. May I ask mam if there is subject for home economics or tvl in senior high school?

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  3. Is it okay to apply without masters degree?

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    1. yes, but those with MA usually gets $10,000 more in annual salary

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    2. Hello ma'am I am computer science teacher 48 years old. Can apply for this

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  4. I have 33 MA education units but I did not finish it. Currently on my 12th year of teaching. My bachelor degree is not education. Is it possible to apply?

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    1. this may help - https://www.pinoyteacherstories.com/2022/07/teach-usa-q.html

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  5. hi ma'am, I would like to ask if early childhood is in demand in the US. And will I qualify. Although I am licensed elementary school teacher in the Philippines,my teaching experiences for more than 10 years are and my masters degree are for early childhood teaching. I was teaching in Singapore for 8 years and 3 years and counting here in New Zealand..

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    1. The J1 visa caters to K-12 setting, so you can apply as Kinder teacher. There is a home requirements - check this out https://www.teach-usa.net/initial-requirements. H1b may be your best option.

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    2. Hello Ma'am/Sir. I have been teaching in DepEd ALS for almost 4 years. Does it credit me to apply for the teachinn in a classroom set up in the US? I mean I graduated in a degree of Bachelor in Elementary Education-General Curriculum, but I teach Out of School Youth (community based set up) Is there a program in the US that is comparable to ALS?

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  6. Hi! I would like to ask if you are still accepting an application? Where can I send my CV? I'm an elementary teacher. I have 7 years teaching experience. Thank you.

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  7. Good day! I preferred much about H1B visa, I'm a physical education degree holder and with units earned from Masters in Arts in Education Major in Educational Management. Am I qualified?

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    1. yes please start here - https://www.pinoyteacherstories.com/2022/01/which-is-better-h1b-or-j1-visa.html

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  8. I have a bachelor's degree in Physical Education Sport and science and a diploma in Early Childhood Development. Can I apply?.

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  9. I have 10 years experience in public school as Values Education teacher and almosy 2 years in a private school as elementary teacher, my bachelor degree in college is Major in English..can i teach in US?

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    1. bachelor's degree not aligned to teaching experience? please read: https://www.teach-usa.net/questions-answers

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  10. hello..I am interested in this program..I am currently a head teacher in philippines with 9 years of teaching experience, am I qualified?

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    1. possibly, please read the requirements or send me a pm

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  11. Hello ma'am. I am currently teaching Elementary here in the Philippines for 4 years now and I also have units on Kindergarten. I am already married and have 2 kids. I am planning to apply .

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  12. Hello ma'am, I graduated with a Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Mathematics but I have been an elementary school teacher here in the Philippines for 10 years. I teach 2 years in kindergarten and 8 years in grade 4 level. Can I apply as an elementary school teacher in the US regardless of my bachelors degree?

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    1. please see questions and answers portion at https://www.teach-usa.net

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  13. Hello ma'am.. I'm currently teaching Grade 1 .. I taught Kindergarten pupils for almost 5 years .. Will I be qualified to apply as Kindergarten teacher in US?

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  14. Hello ma'am I am a public Elementary teacher for ten years now and I would like to improve my professional growth through teaching abroad Am I qualified to teach in the USA?How?

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  15. yes, please see https://www.teach-usa.net/how-to-apply

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  16. Hello.... I am a secondary school teacher of mathematics and physics in Kenya. I have 5 years teaching experience. I have a bachelor's degree in education (science) from one of the government accredited universities in Kenya. I would like to know if I am legible to apply for a J1 program. Thanks in advance.

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  17. I am a secondary school teacher of mathematics and computer(technology) in Philippines. I hold a license for a Diploma in Professional Education with a Major in Mathematics and Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering from one of the government accredited universities. I am able to teach not just math but also computer science and other IT-related courses in addition to arithmetic. I would like to know if I am legible to apply for a J1 program. Thanks in advance ma’am.

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  18. Hi ma'am I am a licensed teacher but my major is Filipino. What should I do ma'am for me to be quality in J1program? Is it okay if I will earn units in SPED PROGRAM?

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  19. Do I need to have an experience in Sped program because I'm a Filipino major teacher so my experience is on teaching secondary. What should I do? Thank u maam

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    1. this may help - https://www.pinoyteacherstories.com/2022/05/my-real-story-isnt-your-story-but.html

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  20. I'm a teacher with a degree. I haven't worked 2 years of full time taching, but I've been working teaching in a school for 6 years part time (20 hours) Can I apply?

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    1. please check if you are eligible: https://www.pinoyteacherstories.com/2022/06/not-currently-teaching-eligibility.html

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  21. I am currently teaching in an IB international school here in Kazakhstan. I have 20 plus years teaching experience: 12 years in my current employment as a primary school teacher, and the rest in different schools in the Philippines. I have a bachelor's degree in elementary education with English as a focus of specialization. Will it be easier to apply for a teaching job in the US from here in Kazakhstan or do I have to be in the Philippines to apply? Do you have an office in the Philippines? Do I still need to have an FCE?

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  22. Hello. I am an BS Environmental Science Graduate and an earner of professional education units. I am a licensed Professional teacher major in Biological Science but I have no experience in Teaching. I am also a diploma holder of Master in Sustainable Development studies major in Environmental Education, and working as government employee since 2018 . Am I qualified to apply?

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  23. Hello Mam. I have 2years experience teaching in South Africa. 1year and 2 months teaching in South Korea and im currently teaching. I have a BA(Human and Social Studies)My degree allows me to teach Social science. Will I qualify?

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    1. Securing the license will help. Please email apply@teach-usa.net.

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  24. I have a Bachelor in elementary education. I have taught for 31 years. Do I qualify for H1B visa?

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  25. hi! can a unit earner qualified for teaching in the US? 18 units in education and 5 years of teaching experience.

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