Immigration and Insurance Requirements for Copper Instructor Courses
Getting the Paper Work and Getting Covered? You’ll Need To Sort Out Your Visa and Get Yourself Some Insurance…
Getting the right insurance and sorting out any visa requirements imposed on visitors to the US from your country is an essential part of preparing for your instructor course.
Insurance For Your Time In The U.S.
You will need comprehensive travel insurance with full health cover to do a Rookie course. A couple of options are below however you should talk to your travel agent about local options.
If you are looking to travel to the USA there are several visa options. The simplest is entering America on a visa waiver which allows you to stay for 3 months. You do not have to apply for this visa.
If you wish to stay longer you will need to apply for a B2 visa (holiday visa). This requires a visit to the US Consulate in your home country. This B2 visa allows you to stay for 6 months and is extendable for another 6 months without leaving the US.
J1 Student Visas
If you are looking to work during your stay then the J1 visa (student visa) is required. We are currently working with a company that issues J visas however to secure this visa you will need to meet certain requirements. Let us know if you are interested in securing a J visa.
Note: there are no guarantees with the success of visa applications/approvals.
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