Minimum Financial Support

Primary Visa Holder
 Per Month
 Per Year

J-1 Scholar

*Refer to UCOP website for minimum UC requirements for Postdoctoral Scholar titles



Additional Funding Required for Dependents
Per Month
Per Year
J-2 Spouse +$625 +$7500
J-2 Child +$350 per child  +$4200 per child


**Proof of funding requirements from funding source (as recommended by Department of State):

  1. Includes scholar's name
  2. Issued within the past 6-months
  3. Provided in English
  4. Includes currency conversion, if not in U.S. dollars
  5. Issued on letterhead
  6. Signature


Can include job offer letters, fellowship offer letters, bank letters, etc.

Unfortunately, ISSO cannot accept pay stubs as proof of funding.