J1 visa stamping in mexico 2022

This page is created for J visa category folks – J1 visa stamping in mexico, J2 visa category as well about how to apply/ attend for J1 visa interview in mexico

This is my 1st time J1 visa stamping in my passport, can i come to Mexico ?

Definitely Yes, We helped many visa holders for their J1 visa renewal / J1 visa stamping in mexico. Any change of status stamping is also possible in mexico. (J1 to H1B, J1 to O1A etc.,)

How can our visa services help you for your J1 visa stamping in Mexico ?

We can help you / provide all necessary guidance including ds160 filling, u.s visa interview appointment dates booking in u.s consulates embassy in mexico, u.s visa application fee mrv payment in mexico by cash in mexican banks – scotia / banamex, provide accommodation and transportation services – end to end process & help until you finish your visa stamping in mexico.

How many J1 visa holders attended in Mexico until now, Are there any changes for Denials ? Any 221g / Administrative processing until now ?

We have supported almost 400 to 500+ members of J1 / J2 visa holders for their 1st time J1 visa stamping / J1 visa renewal.

No rejections in mexico so far for J1 – J2 visa holders.

It’s very very rare for J1 – J2 visa holders to get 221g / administrative processing.

What are the documents needed for J1 visa stamping in mexico ?

Passport

DS160

US visa interview dates booking confirmation

DS2019 form – Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status.

A Training/Internship Placement Plan, Form DS-7002.

Can J2 visa holders come along with J1 visa holders to mexico for visa stamping ?

Yes, J2 visa holders can come to mexico to attend visa interview. Need to fill ds160, pay u.s visa application fee payment in mexico along with J1 visa holder.

Schedule an J1 visa Interview at US consulate / Embassy in Mexico :

Interviews are generally required for visa applicants. Consular officers may require an interview of any visa applicant as you being third country national coming to mexico. All ages including adults and kids need to be present in mexico. While coming back, you will get new I-94.

DS2019 Form : Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status. : A SEVIS-generated Form, DS-2019, is provided to you by your program sponsor, after the sponsor enters your information in the SEVIS system. All exchange visitors, including their spouses and dependents must be registered in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). 2011 Pilot Summer Work Travel Program participants’ Form DS-2019, Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status, will be sent by your U.S. program sponsor directly to the U.S. embassy or consulate where you will apply for your visa. Please also note that all pilot program participants will be placed in jobs in the United States by the designated U.S. sponsor before the DS-2019 is issued.

A Training/Internship Placement Plan, Form DS-7002. All exchange visitor (J visa) trainee or intern visa applicants (based on Box 7 on form) must also present Training/Internship Placement Plan, Form DS-7002 when applying for a visa. For more information about the rules for trainee and intern programs, see Programs Page on the ECA website.

A passport valid for travel to the U.S. and with a validity date at least six months beyond the applicant’s intended period of stay in the U.S. (unless country-specific agreements provide exemptions). If more than one person is included in the passport, each person desiring a visa must complete an application

What is J1 visa ?

J1 visa is Exchange visitors visa : generally, a citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. Exchange visitor (J) visas are nonimmigrant visas for individuals approved to participate in exchange visitor programs in the United States.

Exchange Visitor Categories Include:
  1. Au pair and EduCare
  2. Camp Counselor
  3. Government Visitor
  4. Intern
  5. International Visitor (Dept. of State use)
  6. Physician
  7. Professor and Research Scholar
  1. Short-term Scholar
  2. Specialist
  3. Student, college/university
  4. Student, secondary
  5. Summer Work Travel
  6. Teacher
  7. Trainee

Exchange Visitor Pilot Programs:

  1. Summer Work Travel Pilot Program: Australians
  2. Summer Work Travel Pilot Program: New Zealanders
  3. Intern Work Travel Pilot Program: Irish
  4. WEST (Work, English Study, and Travel) Program: South Koreans

Source of J1 visa info : https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/study/exchange.html

Info compiled by https://usvisastampinginmexico.com/

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RECENT VISA INTERVIEW QUESTIONS OF J1 VISA RENEWAL STAMPING IN MEXICO

RECENT VISA INTERVIEW QUESTIONS OF J1 VISA RENEWAL STAMPING IN MEXICO

RECENT VISA INTERVIEW QUESTIONS OF J1 VISA RENEWAL STAMPING IN MEXICO

RECENT VISA INTERVIEW QUESTIONS OF J1 VISA RENEWAL STAMPING IN MEXICO

RECENT VISA INTERVIEW QUESTIONS OF J1 VISA RENEWAL STAMPING IN MEXICO

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Tijuana Mexico : May 17th & 18th 2022

Once you finish your visa interview, please let us know your visa interview questions

Your first name : Jeffrin

Appointments location : Tijuana

Appointments dates: May 18

Current visa stamped in passport category ? H1b (me and wife) and h4 kid

Previous visa in passport ? J1

Questions asked during interview: are you physicians and i612 papers

Documents asked during visa interview: 129 and 612

When did you get your passport? Next day at 2pm. We requested expedited and they gave one hour early

Is this emergency appointment -yes

When and where was your last time stamping in passport?(location/ year) India Hyderabad 2018

When did you start visa stamping process for mexico ? 3 weeks before appt

Please share any tips you think will useful for getting emergency appointments (or) non-emergency appointments?

Any feedback you want to leave for our team (or) any suggestions for upcoming clients; 1. around holiday inn the mall area is pretty safe and good to take kids and eat out.

  1. Wear a mask at all locations for appts.

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Mexico City Mexico : May 11th & 16th 2022

Interview Feedback-

Your first name : Nena

Appointments location : mexico city

Appointments date: *ASC 05/11 and Consular 05/16

Current visa stamped in passport category ?(F1, H1B, H4 etc,) *J1

Previous visa in passport ?(F1, F2, H1B, H4 etc,): J1

Questions asked during interview:

*1) tell me about your residency training; briefly told her in a sentence
*2) Do your kids need a visa: told her no
3) asked me if I wanted expedited pick up; I said yes

*4) Visa approved and she gave me the white paper with pink sticker

Is this emergency appointment (or) non-emergency appointment ?
Non-emergency

This is the first time I am using Venkat and his team, it was definitely a smooth sailing experience, there were no hitches, great communication. Jorge was always on top of everything, he is efficient,patient,also great at communicating everything you need to do at every step,he is very organized and committed to making your stay a great one. Hugo and Ulises were both amazing as well, very friendly and patient! Many Thanks to Venkat,Jorge, Hugo ,Ulises and the rest of the team! I have already recommended your team to two of my colleagues and I will continue to recommend to family and friends.

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Monterrey Mexico : May 17th & 18th 2022

Once you finish your visa interview, please let us know your visa interview questions

Your first name : AH

Appointments location : Monterrey

Appointments dates: May 17, 18

Current visa stamped in passport category ?(F1, H1B, H4 etc,) J1 but expired since 2020. I was getting new H1B stamp.

Previous visa in passport ?(F1, F2, H1B, H4 etc,) B1, expired J1

Questions asked during interview:
1- you are a resident in US, how long have you been in US
2- how far are you in your residency
3- some questions about my experience
4- why you didn’t apply in your home country (Egypt)

Documents asked during visa interview: Nothing, just DS-160, I797 and passport (she refused to see any other documents)

When did you get your passport? Please help to explain process for pickup from asc or consulate or DHL etc., Next day at 2 pm

Is this emergency appointment (or) non-emergency appointment ? Emergency

When and where was your last time stamping in passport?(location/ year) Egypt, 2019

When did you start visa stamping process for mexico ? Mid March

Please share any tips you think will useful for getting emergency appointments (or) non-emergency appointments? I have family emergency as my parents are sick

Important things happened during the interview.
The counsler went over my application in details and she asked me about my CV, I didn’t have it in paper. She was about to give me AP to send her the CV and some other documents. I then explained to her that my mexico visa is just for 7 days and i have a booking to Egypt in two days and also told here how my situation is emergent as my family are very sick, i asked her to open my google scholar page and she will find all the information she needs.

She asked more senior counslers and she opened my google scholar account, went over it for about 20 minutes then she approved my visa, pick passport next day.

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Monterrey Mexico : Mar 17th 2022

Your first name : Caddie

Appointments location : monterrey

Appointments dates: March 17th

Current visa stamped in passport category ?(F1, H1B, H4 etc,) J1

Previous visa in passport ?(F1, F2, H1B, H4 etc,)
J1
Questions asked during interview: just if I can wait one day more

Documents asked during visa interview: Sevis , DS2019

If attended for F1 visa, what’s your university name ? (If applicable)

Is this emergency appointment (or) non-emergency appointment ? Emergency

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Monterrey Mexico : May 14th & 15th 2022 (Passport pickup next day at 2 PM)

Your first name : Divya

Appointments location : Monterrey

Appointments dates:
03- 14/15

Current visa stamped in passport category ? J1

Previous visa in passport ? J1

Questions asked during interview:

  1. Job description & location
  2. Salary
  3. Holding any other previous visas

Documents asked during visa interview: DS 2019, CV, Program Director’s resume (this is unusal for J1visas; I said, I don’t have it as I started recently, she was fine with it)

Is this emergency appointment(or) non-EA ? Emergency appointment

Any feedback you want to leave for our team (or) any suggestions for upcoming clients.

The officer assigned to me said it would take a week to return the passport (apparently because of J1) but agreed to same day pickup after stating I don’t have days off at work. (Basically tell them the truth, they’re reasonable)

Overall it went smooth. Goodluck guys!

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Tijuana Mexico : Jan 5th 2022 (Same day for ASC & visa interview), passport pickup is next day after visa interview.

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Once you finish your visa interview, please let us know your visa interview questions

Your name: Aakriti

Appointments locations: Tijuana

Appointments dates: 5 Jan, 22

Current visa stamped in passport category ?(F1, H1B, H4 etc,) no visa, applied for first time H1B

Previous visa in passport ?(F1, F2, H1B, H4 etc,) J1

Questions asked during interview: questions about Mexico visa on passport, why coming to Mexico for stamping, questions about spouse.

Documents asked during visa interview: I-797, DS 160, passport

If attended for F1 visa, what’s your university name ? (If applicable) – NA

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Monterrey Mexico : Nov 22nd & 23rd 2021

Name : Jennifer
Appointment dates : November 22nd and 23rd
Current visa stamped : J1
Previous visa stamped : J1
Questions asked during interview: why did you come to Mexico ? What do you do? Tell me about your job
Documents asked during visa interview : ds 2019, sevis fee document

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Monterrey Mexico : Nov 22nd & 23rd 2021

Once you finish your visa interview, please let us know your visa interview questions

Your name: Rukaiya B

Appointments locations: Nueva Laredo

Appointments dates: 11/22 (ASC); 11/23 (consular)

Current visa stamped in passport category ?J1

Previous visa in passport ? J1

Questions asked during interview:
What do you do? Where do you work? Where are you from ?

Documents asked during visa interview:
DS160, DS2019, SEVIS payment confirmation

If attended for F1 visa, what’s your university name ? Not Applicable

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J1 Visa Renewal Stamping in Monterrey Mexico : Nov 16th & 17th 2021

Your name: Divya Shah

Appointments locations: Nuevo Laredo

Appointments dates: Nov 16, 17

Current visa stamped in passport category ? J1

Previous visa in passport? J1

Questions asked during interview:
When was the last time you were in India?
When was the last time you were outside USA?
What do you do?
How long have you been in the US?
How long do you plan to stay in the US?
Tell me about your parents (where do they stay)?
Do you plan on living with them when you go back to India?

Documents asked during visa interview:
Passport, Ds-160 confirmation, current DS-2019

If attended for F1 visa, what’s your university name ? N/A