Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program (EVSP)

J-1 Visa Sponsorship Applications

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Supporting Documentation Checklists

The checklists below, identified by application type, have been developed to assist both Training Program Liaisons (TPLs) and J-1 visa sponsorship applicants in assembling supporting documentation required for the sponsorship application process. Please see Application and Supporting Documentation Instructions for additional details on the steps required to complete the ECFMG sponsorship application process.

Application TypeWhen to Use
Initial ECFMG sponsorship in an ACGME-accredited clinical training program. View checklist.Applicant is not currently sponsored by ECFMG and seeks to engage in an ACGME-accredited training program.
Continuation of ECFMG sponsorship in an ACGME-accredited clinical training program. View checklist.Applicant is currently sponsored by ECFMG and seeks to engage in an ACGME-accredited training program.
Initial ECFMG sponsorship in a non-standard clinical training program. View checklist.Applicant is not currently sponsored by ECFMG and seeks to engage in a “non-standard” training program.
Continuation of ECFMG sponsorship in a non-standard clinical training program. View checklist.Applicant is currently sponsored by ECFMG and seeks to engage in a “non-standard” training program.
Initial ECFMG sponsorship in research scholar/non-clinical programs of observation, consultation, teaching, or research. View checklist.Applicant is not currently sponsored by ECFMG and seeks to engage in a non-clinical research program with either no or incidental patient care.
Continuation of ECFMG sponsorship in research scholar/non-clinical programs of observation, consultation, teaching, or research. View checklist.Applicant is currently sponsored by ECFMG in a non-clinical research program and seeks to continue participation in a non-clinical research program with either no or incidental patient care.
Continuation of ECFMG sponsorship to sit for an ABMS member board examination. View checklist.Applicant is currently sponsored by ECFMG and seeks an extension of sponsorship to sit for an ABMS member board exam.

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