Train USA
Host Company Application Request
Complete this form to request a user name and password in order
 to submit your host company application.If you have previously
worked with us, please reach out to your assigned contact.

Upon submission of this form, Cultural Vistas will review your company for initial eligibility to host a J-1 Exchange Visitor. Pending general eligibility, you will be granted access to our online application system where you will complete your application. Final evaluation of the Program will take place once both the Host Company and Participant applications are completed in full and submitted. *Please note, that all New Host Companies are subject to additional vetting, including a mandatory phone call with a Cultural Vistas representative, and under certain circumstances, a site visit.

ATTENTION:  Check your participant's eligibility before starting!


Has your business been in operation for at least one year? *
Do you have at least 5 full-time staff regularly working at the internship/traineeship work site? *
Can you offer at least 32 hours per week to the intern/trainee? *
Does your program fall into any of these ineligible categories?
   • Positions with more than 20% clerical activity (making copies, phone operator, data entry, filing)
   • Positions of unskilled labor
   • Flight training
   • Performing arts, including dance instructors
   • Positions involving clinical or medical patient care or contact including dentistry, child/elder care, veterinary medicine, doctors, nurses, psychological therapy, cosmetology, sports or physical therapy, speech therapy or social work
   • Programs in child care and sports coaching, this includes positions at pre-schools and daycare centers, and afterschool programs
   • Programs in the field of carpentry, home electricians, or construction trades
   • Programs at camps or residential facilities, economy hotels, bakeries, retail sites, auto body shops, home-based construction businesses or home offices
   • Programs involving the use of staffing agencies or unauthorized recruiters *

If you encounter any problems or have any questions regarding your request, please email