Extensions are at the discretion of IA&A following U.S. Department of State regulations and approval of an extension request is not guaranteed. IA&A does not grant more than two major changes to an exchange visitor’s program.
Extension requests must be submitted at least 4 weeks in advance of the current program end date. Requests received less than 4 weeks in advance are subject to an expedited processing fee, if approved. Requests received less than 7 days in advance of the current program end date will not be considered.
Follow the instructions below to submit an extension request for review.