Having proof of J1 Visa Insurance or J1 Visa Health Insurance coverage is a mandatory requirement by the US Department of State for all J-2 and J-I Visa holders in the United States. Exchange visitors, scholars, au-pairs, trainees, summer interns, post graduate research students and all other J1 visa participants entering USA using the form DS-2019 issued by the U.S. Department of State, need to review and purchase a health plan that meets the J1 Visa Insurance requirements.
The U.S. Department of State requires all exchange visitors in J-1 visa non-immigrant status, and their J-2 visa dependents to purchase comprehensive sickness and accident insurance for the entire duration of their J-1 exchange visitor program in the United States. J-1 Visa holders entering USA are required to have valid J1 visa health insurance coverage in order to maintain a valid J visa status per the J1 visa insurance requirements. There are many benefits included in J1 visa insurance plans such as coverage for doctor visits, hospitalization expenses, emergency medical evacuation, and repatriation also.