W-B

Inviting Scholars

International Scholar Invitation Overview J-1 Exchange Visitor

J-1 status is used for professors, research scholars, short-term scholars and specialists for temporary participation in approved programs of teaching, research, observation and consultation. The two most common types of J-1 visitors to UCD are research scholars and professors. Postdocs, lecturers, visiting scientists and visiting researchers are all eligible to apply for a J-1 visa.

B-1 or W-B Temporary Visitors

Overview: B-1 Visitors

B-1 Visitor for Business is a visa classification that can be used by international visitors making a short visit to UC Davis.  B-1 visitors are not eligible for employment in the United States and are not eligible to apply for a Social Security Number.

Scholar Visa Types

International Scholar Visa Overview  J-1 Exchange Visitor

J-1 status is used for professors, research scholars, short-term scholars and specialists for temporary participation in approved programs of teaching, research, observation and consultation. The two most common types of J-1 visitors to UC Davis are research scholars and professors. Postdocs, lecturers, visiting scientists and visiting researchers are all eligible to apply for a J-1 visa.