Get your DS-2019 form in only 4 - 6 weeks - easy, fast and cheap!

You have arranged an internship in the USA by yourself? Now you like to apply for the J1 visa to enter the US and the only thing you need is the necessary DS-2019 form??

Here you are at the right place!

To apply for the J1-Visa for the USA the DS-2019 form is required which can be issued only by a few authorised organisations in the US. 
InterSwop offers the service to issue this DS-2019 form and the support to apply for the visa. 

Circle of persons: The visa support service points to persons who already organised themselves an internship place, apprenticeship place, training place etc in the US and now like to apply for the J1-Visa. A written acceptance confirmation from the host company, training or study post is required with informations about the company, content and duration of the training. 
Your nationality does not matter! Our service is open to any nationalities all around the world!

Professional, study and apprenticeship fields, which can apply for a DS-2019 form:
- Information Media and Communications
- Management, Business, Commerce, Finance
- Hospitality and Hotel Management
- The Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, and Industrial Occupations
- Agriculture, forestry, fishing, caring of or treating animals
- Architecture and Civil Engineering
- Public Administration and Law
- Arts & Culture
- Students currently enrolled in a certificate granting post secondary education program (e.g. university / polytechnic etc) for at least one semester (Interns)
- Graduates from a certificate granting post secondary education institution beginning their internship within 12 month after graduation (Interns)
- Graduates from a certificate granting post secondary education institution with at least one year of professional experience outside the USA (Trainees)

Restrictions: The following fields cannot apply for a DS-2019 form through Interswop:
- aupairs, domestic work, babysitting or housekeeping etc.
- medical interns or anything involving hands-on therapy, counseling, adminstrating medical treatment or making diagnoses of medical, psychiatric or psychologic patients
- crew members on ships or airplanes, pilots
- education, social sciences, library science, counseling and social services
- high school leaver for pre-study internships which are not yet enrolled in an university and studying since at least one semester
- persons who like to do an thesis or PhD within a company
- persons who already done an internship in the US and entered with a J1 visa previously

Detailed list of study / professional field for which a DS-2019 form can be obtained and for which fields no DS-2019 form can be issued.

Service fees
Downloading the DS-2019 information: free of charge!
Processing fee of the DS-2019 application:
Euro 60,- (in cash or online with PayPal or transferring by Western Union)
Issuing the DS-2019 form:
US$ 700 for internships/trainings from 1 to 3 month of duration
US$ 750 for internships/trainings from 4 to 6 month of duration
US$ 950 for internships/trainings from 7 to 12 month of duration
US$ 1.150 for internships/trainings over 12 months of duration

How to proceed?
1. Download the DS-2019 information and the DS-2019 order form here
DS-2019 information
DS-2019 order form

2. Pay the processing fee by one of the listed payment methods (cash, PayPal or Western Union) and send the DS-2019 order form as followed or apply online:

Option A) Please send the completed and signed DS-2019 order form with the processing fee of Euro 60,- (cash enclosed in the envelop) to:

InterSwop Auslandsaufenthalte
-DS2019 Section-
Osterstrasse 42
D-20259 Hamburg, Germany

*Before applying please see the important note "Inappropriate applications" further down.


Option B) First, pay the processing fee of Euro 60,- (online) by credit card via PayPal and then apply online for the DS-2019 form.

*Before applying please see the important note "Inappropriate applications" further down.



*Important note "Inappropriate applications"

Inappropriate applications with forwarded processing fee payments.
In case of unrequested processing fee payments (e.g. via PayPal) and inappropriate DS-2019 form applications  (e.g. DS-2019 form for high school, au-pair, camp councelor, summer camps, not eligible professional areas, non-fulfillment of basic requirements, notice that DS-2019 form cannot issued temporarily or applications cannot processed) we will refund only 50% of the processing fee. Inappropriate applications and payments cause of lot of work and costs. Please avoid inappropriate applications. If you have any doubts about your eligibility please contact us before making any payments.