Visa Compliance for Exchange Visitors

Functional Series 200 – Programming


Partial Revision Date: 02/28/2024
Responsible Office: M/MPBP
File Name: 252_022824


This chapter provides policy directives and required procedures for implementing external Federal regulations found in 22 CFR 62, Exchange Visitor Program, which pertains to J-1 Exchange Visitor (EV) visa compliance for foreign nationals who are traveling to or are in the United States as beneficiaries of USAID development assistance and are financed in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by USAID. USAID sponsors U.S.-based EV programs to support country, regional, and sector development objectives and U.S. national security goals by fostering a mutual understanding between foreign nationals and the American people.