Service Fees


Includes J-1 Visa eligibility vetting & sponsorship; DS-2019 & DS-7002 federal form issuance; participant arrival preparation & resources; maintaining the J-1's federal records; organized participant events in major cities; DS-2019 travel validation processing (if needed); emergency support; & ongoing U.S. program monitoring & advisement for both participants & host companies.

Program LengthInternTrainee
0-3 Months$900 USD$950 USD
3-6 Months$1,100 USD$1,300 USD
6-12 Months$1,300 USD$1,600 USD
12-18 MonthsNot Applicable$1,850 USD

Program Fee Refund: 100% pre-evaluation; 50% post-DS-2019 issuance; 0% after J-1 arrival. 



Health Insurance
Exceeds federal requirements & covers J-1 participant for program duration; 1-2 mo. grace period add-on available
$75/month - Basic Plan
$105/month -Upgrade Plan
I-901 SEVIS Fee
AIFS completes this payment to the Department of Homeland Security & provides the J-1 visa applicant with the I-901 receipt
$220 USD

Insurance Refund: 100% before the J-1 participant arrives; 75% for 3+ mo of cancelled insurance post-arrival; 0% post-arrival if less than 3 months cancelled.

I-901 Refund: 100% pre-DS-2019 issuance; 0% post-DS-2019 issuance. Once paid to DHS, non-refundable.  

*Excluded Required Fee: DS-160 fee ($160 USD)
Participants approved for sponsorship will be required to make this payment online at the time of booking an appointment at their local U.S. Embassy/Consulate to apply for their J-1 visa.  



Expedited Application Processing Supplement
5-day AIFS application evaluation- alternative to 1 mo. processing
$1,200 USD 
New Host Company On-boarding
Required vetting research & educational meeting for all hosts working with AIFS for the first time 
$200 USD
New Host Company Site Visit (Small Companies)
Mandatory for all new hosts with fewer than 10 full-time employees and less than $3M in revenue
$0-$500 USD Varies by location 
J-2 Dependent Sponsorship
Required for spouses & children under the age of 18 accompanying the J-1
$700 USD - 1 J-2  
$850 USD - 2+ J-2s
Family Plan Health Insurance - Per dependent (optional)
J-2 Visa holders are required to obtain compliant coverage. This may be done independently, or purchased through AIFS
$155/mo. – Basic Plan
$210/mo. – Upgrade Plan

New Host Onboarding & Site Visit Refund: 0% after service completed
J-2 Sponsorship Refund: 100% pre-approval; 50% post-DS-2019 issuance; 0% after J-1 arrival.
Family Plan Insurance Refund: See J-1 insurance above


Program Extensions
Evaluation & processing of extension application; re-issuance of federal forms; & extended program monitoring
$500 - 1 added mo.  
$650 - Over 1 added mo. Excludes additional insurance
Program/Form Amendment
Evaluation & processing SEVIS/ form updates for changes to program dates, salary, DS-7002 content, training address, etc.
$100 USD
DS-2019 Print & Ship - Amendments/Travel Validations
Upon request; Forms otherwise issued electronically at no added cost
$100 USD

Refunds: 100% before issuing new DS-2019/DS-7002; 0% post-form issuance 

All payments are due within two weeks of invoice issuance. After 30 days, invoiced parties will be subject to late fees.