The J Exchange Visitor Guide

Please find below a comprehensive guide for J-1 Exchange Visitors in the U.S. The guide includes information related to your time in the U.S., including travel, housing, taxes, and much more. 

Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic, many offices that are referenced in this guide are closed to walk ins. This includes most University offices, including the HIO and Harvard ID office, and the Social Security Administration offices. For alternative ways of reaching the HIO, please contact your HIO Advisor

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