Other Visa Options

Other Visa Options

The J-1 visa is granted to participants of the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program and is the most common visa for Visiting Scholars at NC State University. However, other visa options can be applied to specific situations. Explore this page to determine which visa option would work best for your prospective researcher. You will find a concise description of the most commonly used visa types for foreign nationals of NC State University. 

For your reference, it is important to remember that the J-1 visa (Research Scholar, Professor, or short-term Scholar categories) is not an employment visa,  but a temporary cultural exchange visa for overseas researchers who meet certain eligibility requirements.

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