Why Us

Established in 2002, Migration Expert is a private immigration company with a team of highly experienced migration attorneys, lawyers and specialists who represent clients from across the globe wishing to apply for a US visa. Migration Expert provides fee-based services in addition to the official government charges to advise, assist and represent our clients through the often-complex visa application process. All decisions for granting of a visa remain with the US Government subject to lodging a valid application using the free forms available on the Government website and meeting the relevant criteria. Migration Expert is not affiliated with the US Government and act independent in the interests of our clients.

J-1 Visa for Camp Counselor

J-1 Visa for Camp Counselor

A J1 visa for Camp Counselors is a temporary exchange visitor visa that allows post-secondary students and youth workers to participate in a youth summer camp program in the US.

J1 Visa Requirements for Camp Counselors

To qualify for a J1 visa as a camp counselor in the US, the applicant must be accepted to participate in a certified camp counselor exchange program in the US.

To participate in a camp counselor program, the applicant must be at least 18 years old, proficient in English and be a post-secondary student, youth worker, teacher or qualified with specialized skills.

J1 visa applicants may also be required to meet certain health and character requirements.

J1 Visa Entitlements for Camp Counselors

A J1 visa entitles the holder to participate in a Camp Counselor program in the US. A J1 visa is usually granted for up to 4 months and extensions may be granted provided the camp counselor continues to participate in the program established by their sponsoring organization.

To see a full listing of our fees and services, Camp Counselor Visa (J-1) processing times and application costs please visit our FAQ page.